Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; – usually in answer to petition.
Grantme the place of this threshing floor.
1 Chron. xxi. 22.
To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
Wherefore did God
grantme my request.
To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
Syn.– To give; confer; bestow; convey; transfer; admit; allow; concede. See
To assent; to consent.
creant, promise, assurance. See
The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, an appropriation or conveyance made by the government;
as, a; also, the deed or writing by which the transfer is made.
grantof land or of money
☞ Formerly, in English law, the term was specifically applied to transfers of incorporeal hereditaments, expectant estates, and letters patent from government and such is its present application in some of the United States. But now, in England the usual mode of transferring realty is by grant; and so, in some of the United States, the term grant is applied to conveyances of every kind of real property.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To admit as true what is not proved; to allow; to yield; to concede. We take that for granted which is supposed to be true.
Grant that the fates have firmed, by their decree--
2.To give; to bestow or confer on without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request.
Thou hast granted me life and favor. Job.10.
God granted him that which he requested. 1. Chron.4.
3.To transfer the title of a thing to another, for a good or valuable consideration; to convey by deed or writing. The legislature have granted all the new land.
Grant me the place of this threshing floor. 1 Chron.21.
1.The thing granted or bestowed; a gift; a boon.
2.In law, a conveyance in writing, of such things as cannot pass or be transferred by word only, as land, rents, reversions, tithes, &c.
A grant is an executed contract.
3.Concession; admission of something as true.
4.The thing conveyed by deed or patent.