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a sum of money allotted for a specific use by official or formal action
  • applied for a federal grant to restore the church, one of the oldest and most architecturally significant in the state

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1 to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly
  • you will grant that she is difficult to work with

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2 to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly
  • by the power vested in me, I grant you the keys to the city

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grant, concede, vouchsafe, accord, award mean to give as a favor or a right. grant implies giving to a claimant or petitioner something that could be withheld. granted them a new hearing concede implies yielding something reluctantly in response to a rightful or compelling claim. even her critics concede she can be charming vouchsafe implies granting something as a courtesy or an act of gracious condescension. vouchsafed the secret to only a few chosen disciples accord implies giving to another what is due or proper. accorded all the honors befitting a head of state award implies giving what is deserved or merited usually after a careful weighing of pertinent factors. awarded the company a huge defense contract

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meddlesome, informal, or unofficial

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