Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

grant–in–aid

play
noun \ˌgrant-ən-ˈād\

Definition of grant–in–aid

plural grants–in–aid play \ˌgran(t)s-ən-ˈād\

  1. 1 :  a grant or subsidy for public funds paid by a central to a local government in aid of a public undertaking

  2. 2 :  a grant or subsidy to a school or individual for an educational or artistic project




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up grant–in–aid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 8, 2016

to clear from accusation or blame

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

duvet spindrift pince-nez kittly-benders
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ