Thesaurus

grants

noun
plural of grant

Synonyms of grants

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

Synonyms for grants

Words Related to grants

grants

verb
present tense third-person singular of grant

Synonyms & Antonyms of grants (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Synonyms for grants

Words Related to grants

Near Antonyms for grants

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about grants

Cite this Entry

“Grants.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grants. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on grants

Nglish: Translation of grants for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of grants for Arabic Speakers

Comments on grants

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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