Synonyms for grant


1. grant, aid, economic aid, financial aid
usage: any monetary aid
2. grant, subsidization, subsidisation, allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation
usage: the act of providing a subsidy
3. grant, assignment, transferred property, transferred possession
usage: (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
4. Grant, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant
usage: Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
5. Grant, Cary Grant
usage: 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
usage: 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
7. concession, grant, contract
usage: a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
8. grant, right
usage: a right or privilege that has been granted


1. allow, grant, give
usage: let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
2. award, grant, give
usage: 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, agree, hold, concur, concord
usage: be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
4. accord, allot, grant, give
usage: allow to have; "grant a privilege"
5. grant, give
usage: bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
6. concede, yield, cede, grant, give
usage: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
7. grant, deed over, give, gift, present
usage: transfer by deed; "grant land"
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