English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'grant'

(noun) 
Definition
a sum of money provided by a government or public fund to a person or organization for a specific purpose
My application for a grant has been rejected.
Synonyms
award
this year's annual pay award
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allowance
I weighed out my allowance of sugar.
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donation
Employees make regular donations to charity.
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endowment
The company gave the Oxford Union a generous £1m endowment.
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gift
a gift of $50,000
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concession
We don't know how long the government will allow these tax concessions to continue.
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subsidy
They've slashed state subsidies.
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allocation
During rationing we had a sugar allocation.
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bounty
They paid bounties for people to give up their weapons.
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allotment
His meagre allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies.
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bequest
Only one in eight leaves a bequest to charity.
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stipend
He was under considerable pressure to justify his lavish stipend.
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(verb) 
Definition
to consent to perform or fulfil
France has agreed to grant him political asylum.
Synonyms
give
a bill that will give extra rights to thousands of elderly people
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allow
Please allow 28 days for delivery.
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present
The queen presented the prizes to the winning captain.
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award
She was awarded the prize for both films.
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accord
On his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
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permit
I was permitted to bring my camera into the concert.
Our constitution does not permit the sending of troops.
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assign
Later in the year, she'll assign them research papers.
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allocate
Tickets will be allocated to those who apply first.
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hand out
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confer on
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bestow on
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impart
She managed to impart great elegance to the dress she wore.
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allot
We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
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vouchsafe (old-fashioned)
He vouchsafed them a little more brandy.
(verb) 
Definition
to admit that (something) is true
The magistrates granted that the charity was justified in bringing the action.
Synonyms
accept
I do not accept that there is any kind of crisis in the industry.
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allow
He allows that the development may result in social inequality.
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admit
I am willing to admit that I do make mistakes.
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acknowledge
I acknowledge that I made a mistake.
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concede
She finally conceded that he was right.
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cede
The General had promised to cede power by January.
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accede
(verb) 
Definition
to give (a sum of money or a right) formally
Synonyms
transfer (law)
Certain kinds of property are transferred automatically.
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transmit
mosquitoes that transmit disease to humans
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convey
Conveying a property from one owner to another calls for meticulous attention to detail.
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of accord
Definition
to grant
On his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
Synonyms
present with,
endow with,
bestow on,
confer on,
vouchsafe (old-fashioned),
impart with
in the sense of acknowledge
Definition
to recognize or admit the truth of a statement
I acknowledge that I made a mistake.
Synonyms
in the sense of admit
Definition
to concede (the truth of something)
I am willing to admit that I do make mistakes.

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