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

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

Word History

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of regrant was in 1609

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Cite this Entry

“Regrant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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