"grants" in the noun sense
any monetary aid
2. grant, subsidization, subsidisation
the act of providing a subsidy
3. grant, assignment
law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
4. Grant, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant
Scottish painter cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
5. Grant, Cary Grant
United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
6. Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant
18th President of the United States commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
7. concession, grant
a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
"he got the beer concession at the ball park"
a right or privilege that has been granted
"grants" in the verb sense
1. allow, grant
"Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
2. award, grant
give as judged due or on the basis of merit
"the referee awarded a free kick to the team"
"the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff"
"Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
3. concede, yield, grant
be willing to concede
"I grant you this much"
4. accord, allot, grant
allow to have
"grant a privilege"
5. grant, give
bestow, especially officially
"grant a degree"
"give a divorce"
"This bill grants us new rights"
6. concede, yield, cede, grant
give over surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
7. grant, deed over
transfer by deed
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