Synonyms of 'grant'
a sum of money provided by a government or public fund to a person or organization for a specific purposeMy application for a grant has been rejected.
this year's annual pay award
I weighed out my allowance of sugar.
Employees make regular donations to charity.
The company gave the Oxford Union a generous £1m endowment.
a gift of $50,000
We don't know how long the government will allow these tax concessions to continue.
They've slashed state subsidies.
During rationing we had a sugar allocation.
They paid bounties for people to give up their weapons.
His meagre allotment of gas had to be saved for emergencies.
Only one in eight leaves a bequest to charity.
He was under considerable pressure to justify his lavish stipend.
to consent to perform or fulfilFrance has agreed to grant him political asylum.
a bill that will give extra rights to thousands of elderly people
Please allow 28 days for delivery.
The queen presented the prizes to the winning captain.
She was awarded the prize for both films.
On his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
I was permitted to bring my camera into the concert.
Our constitution does not permit the sending of troops.
Later in the year, she'll assign them research papers.
Tickets will be allocated to those who apply first.
She managed to impart great elegance to the dress she wore.
We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
He vouchsafed them a little more brandy.
to admit that (something) is trueThe magistrates granted that the charity was justified in bringing the action.
I do not accept that there is any kind of crisis in the industry.
He allows that the development may result in social inequality.
I am willing to admit that I do make mistakes.
I acknowledge that I made a mistake.
She finally conceded that he was right.
The General had promised to cede power by January.
to give (a sum of money or a right) formally
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in the sense of accord
to grantOn his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
in the sense of acknowledge
to recognize or admit the truth of a statementI acknowledge that I made a mistake.
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