OTHER WORDS FOR grant
Idioms about 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
OTHER WORDS FROM grant
Other definitions for grant (2 of 2)
How to use grant in a sentence
This week, the Kresge Foundation announced $30 million in new grant commitments to support anti-racism efforts across the country.
She said she plans to use the grant to lead students into higher paying, more stable careers.Morgan State University, Northern Virginia Community College receive grants for job training programs|Lauren Lumpkin|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The department also could award grant funding to help schools reduce the use of seclusion and restraint.National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress|by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
It has offered grants to unpublished authors and illustrators from diverse backgrounds.Best children’s books of 2020 reveal a growing diversity|Christina Barron, Mary Quattlebaum, Abby McGanney Nolan, Kathie Meizner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The move, usually completed within a day or two of the election, also turns over millions of dollars and grants access to government officials, office space in agencies and equipment.
On May 1, Gov. John Kitzhaber signed Senate Bill 833, granting undocumented immigrants the right to drive in his state.Didn't Obama Hear Oregon’s Warning Shot on Immigration?|Doug McIntyre|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In the long run, the government will earn money by granting work permits,” and collecting taxes from undocumented workers.
Lau claims that UMass' standard for granting an appeal to a decision is “actually higher than the standard for the conviction.”Is UMass-Amherst Biased Against Male Students in Title IX Assault Cases?|Emily Shire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why oh why do people persist in granting the former Bush strategist ‘genius’ status?
U.S. officials said the State Department favored granting the Open Skies certification for the new Russian aircraft.Pentagon Moves to Block Russian Spy Plane in American Skies|Eli Lake|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"We yield obedience to the act granting duties," declared the Massachusetts Assembly.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
All the deeds above mentioned except an indenture, are signed only by the selling or granting party.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The sultan of Turkey issued a firman granting new rights and privileges to his Christian subjects.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Leeds had, more than twenty years before, obtained from Charles the Second a patent granting the reversion to Caermarthen.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
We find no revival of the idea mooted in 1840 of granting medical relief on loan.English Poor Law Policy|Sidney Webb
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)