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.
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