re·​grant | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈgrant How to pronounce regrant (audio) \
regranted; regranting

Definition of regrant

transitive verb

: to grant (something) back or again : to give (something) again legally or formally Its method of operation would be to raise money from donations and regrant the funds or use them to finance its own philanthropic programs …— Peter Schweizer When a tenant in chief died his estates reverted to the king, who regranted them, usually to his heir.— John Miller … your organization may wish to consider using a similar concept when it is time to reappoint physicians to the medical staff or regrant their privileges.— Mark A. Smith and Sally Pelletier

First Known Use of regrant

1609, in the meaning defined above

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“Regrant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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