Grants

[ grants, grahnts ]
/ grænts, grɑnts /
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noun

a town in W New Mexico.

grant

[ grant, grahnt ]
/ grænt, grɑnt /

verb (used with object)

noun

Origin of grant

1175–1225; Middle English gra(u)nten < Old French graunter, variant of crëanter < Vulgar Latin *credentāre, verbal derivative of Latin crēdent-, stem of crēdēns, present participle of crēdere to believe

SYNONYMS FOR grant
ANTONYMS FOR grant
1, 2. receive.

Related forms

Synonym study

2. See give.

Grant

[ grant, grahnt ]
/ grænt, grɑnt /

noun

CaryArchibald Leach, 1904–86, U.S. actor, born in England.
He·ber Jed·e·di·ah [hee-ber jed-i-dahy-uh] /ˈhi bər ˌdʒɛd ɪˈdaɪ ə/, 1856–1945, U.S. president of the Mormon Church 1918–45.
Ulysses S(impson)1822–85, 18th president of the U.S. 1869–77: Union general in the Civil War.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “large, great.”
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British Dictionary definitions for grants

grant

/ (ɡrɑːnt) /

verb (tr)

noun

Derived Formsgrantable, adjectivegranter, noun

Word Origin for grant

C13: from Old French graunter, from Vulgar Latin credentāre (unattested), from Latin crēdere to believe

Grant

/ (ɡrɑːnt) /

noun

Cary, real name Alexander Archibald Leach. 1904–86, US film actor, born in England. His many films include Bringing up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and Mr Blandings Builds his Dream House (1948)
Duncan (James Corrowr). 1885–1978, British painter and designer
Ulysses S (impson), real name Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822–85, 18th president of the US (1869–77); commander in chief of Union forces in the American Civil War (1864–65)
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Word Origin and History for grants
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