grant

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grant is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
grant

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Plain form
grant

Third-person singular
grants

Past tense
granted

Past participle
granted

Present participle
granting

  1. (transitive) If you grant something to something, you give it to them, usually formally.
    The school has granted us permission to use a classroom in the evenings.
  2. (transitive) If you grant something, you accept that it is true.
    Yes, I'll grant you that the data is old, but I still think it's useful.

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Noun[change]

Singular
grant

Plural
grants

  1. (countable) A grant is something, usually money, that is given to someone, usually by a government or institution.
    The professor received a research grant to study weather changes.
    I got a $2,000 government grant to help me go to school.

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