verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR grant
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Idioms for grant
- to accept without question or objection; assume: Your loyalty to the cause is taken for granted.
- to use, accept, or treat in a careless or indifferent manner: A marriage can be headed for trouble if either spouse begins to take the other for granted.
Origin of grant
synonym study for grant
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Definition for grant (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for grant
Clark acknowledged all cheer team members were invited to the optional club practices except Grant’s daughter and Ingalls’ daughter.School Sports Became ‘Clubs’ Amid the Pandemic – Now Two Coaches Are Out|Ashly McGlone|September 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In sum, as Grant wrote last year, “Managers are constantly betting on the wrong people—and turning down the right ones.”The startup Adam Grant is betting on to fix bias in hiring is out of stealth mode|Sarah Todd|September 15, 2020|Quartz
Bradford used the money to pay her previously full-time workers for their reduced hours, which meant that the loan should turn into a grant.The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save|by Lydia DePillis, Justin Elliott and Paul Kiel|September 12, 2020|ProPublica
A McKinsey analysis of 54 countries estimates that governments had committed $10 trillion by June, through grants, loans, and furlough payments to unemployment benefits and welfare.
This story was supported by a “Reporters in the Field” cross-border grant, hosted by n-ost and the Robert Bosch Foundation.Eastern Germany Picks Up Polish for Children’s Future|Charu Kasturi|September 8, 2020|Ozy
And then that chorus kicks in, and the young lady formerly known as Lizzy Grant transforms into the princess of darkness.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1945 or 1946, Hitch and Alma were in New York with Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman, on a publicity tour.
Grant's pal Howard Hughes offered to fly them back to Los Angeles in his private plane.
But a project out of Stanford University is hoping to grant Turkers agency—and might begin to revolutionize the industry.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild|Kevin Zawacki|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It does not grant citizenship or the right to stay here permanently, or offer the same benefits that citizens receive.Will 5 Million Undocumented Immigrants Take Obama's Tough Love Immigration Deal?|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
When shall fond woman cease to give—when shall mean and sordid man be satisfied with something less than all she has to grant?
You will grant that the individual in the controversy would likely be able to judge more correctly with regard to values?The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Democracy, let us grant it, is the best system of government as yet operative in this world of sin.
This evidently explains but little of the real reason both of the grant and its limitation.
British Dictionary definitions for grant (1 of 2)
- to accept or assume without questionone takes certain amenities for granted
- to fail to appreciate the value, merit, etc, of (a person)