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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grant v. t. [imp. & p. p. Granted; p. pr. & vb. n. Granting.]
 1. To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.
    Grant me the place of this threshing floor.   --1 Chron. xxi. 22.
 2. To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
    Wherefore did God grant me my request.   --Milton.
 3. To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
    Grant that the Fates have firmed by their decree.   --Dryden.
 Syn:-- To give; confer; bestow; convey; transfer; admit; allow; concede. See Give.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine's
             condition, it is a wonder that it started" [syn: given]
      2: given as a grant; "the special funds granted for his
         research project"