regrant

verb re·grant \ (ˌ)rē-ˈgrant \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of regrant

regranted; regranting
: 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

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!