Word of the Day: Grant

grant / grant   verb  
  1. to give approval to or fulfill a request
Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request. Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 1694-1773  
  1. to allow as a right, favor, etc.
One finds little ingratitude so long as one is in a position to grant favors. French Proverb  
  1. to formally give or bestow
Covet wealth, and want it; don’t, and luck will grant it. Chinese Proverb  
  1. to concede
Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness. Mary Wollstonecraft, 1759-1797   noun  
  1. something bestowed, usually a monetary amount
Contrary to popular opinion, the Constitution was not – and is not – a grant of rights to the citizenry. Jacob G. Hornberger, 1950-  
  1. a transfer of land or property
Previous to that he had accepted a grant of lands, and had taken up his abode in the Colony. from ‘Stories of Georgia’ by Joel Chandler Harris, 1848-1908