Definition of "grants" []

  • To consent to perform or fulfil (verb)
  • To permit as a favour, indulgence, etc (verb)
  • To acknowledge the validity of; concede (verb)
  • To bestow, esp in a formal manner (verb)
  • To transfer (property) to another, esp by deed; convey (verb)
  • A sum of money provided by a government, local authority, or public fund to finance educational study, overseas aid, building repairs, etc (noun)
  • A privilege, right, etc, that has been granted (noun)
  • The act of granting (noun)
  • A transfer of property by deed or other written instrument; conveyance (noun)
  • A territorial unit in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, originally granted to an individual or organization (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of grant. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grants" in a sentence
  • "The governor of New Hampshire, regardless of the claims of New York, issued grants of land so extensively that the region became known as the _New Hampshire grants_."
  • "More than $322 million in grants from the fund has been awarded, helping to upgrade 16 treatment plants that discharge into the Bay."
  • "As late as August, Chrysler took $70 million in grants from the U.S."