Word:

Grant

Pronunciation: grånt
v. t.1.To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; - usually in answer to petition.
[imp. & p. p. Granted; p. pr. & vb. n. Granting.]
Grant me the place of this threshing floor.
- 1 Chron. xxi. 22.
2.To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
Wherefore did God grant me my request.
- Milton.
3.To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
Grant that the Fates have firmed by their decree.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To assent; to consent.
n.1.The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
2.The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
3.The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
4.(Law) A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, an appropriation or conveyance made by the government; as, a grant of land or of money; also, the deed or writing by which the transfer is made.
Noun1.grant - any monetary aid
2.grant - the act of providing a subsidy
3.grant - (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
Synonyms: assignment
4.Grant - Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
5.Grant - United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
Synonyms: Cary Grant
6.GrantGrant - 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
7.grant - a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
Synonyms: concession
8.grant - a right or privilege that has been granted
Verb1.grant - let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
Synonyms: allow
2.grant - give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
Synonyms: award
3.grant - be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
Synonyms: concede, yield
4.grant - allow to have; "grant a privilege"
Synonyms: accord, allot
5.grant - bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
Synonyms: give
6.grant - give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
Synonyms: cede, concede, yield
7.grant - transfer by deed; "grant land"
Synonyms: deed over

GRANT, conveyancing, concessio. Technically speaking, grants are applicable to the conveyance of incorporeal rights, though in the largest sense, the term comprehends everything that is granted or passed from one to another, and is applied to every species of property. Grant is one of the usual words in a feoffment, and differs but little except in the subject-matter; for the operative words used in grants are dedi et concessi, "have given and granted."
     2. Incorporeal rights are said to lie in grant and not in livery, for existing only in idea, in contemplation of law, they cannot be transferred by livery of possession; of course at common law, a conveyance in writing was necessary, hence they are said to be in grant, and to pass by the delivery of the deed.
     3. To render the grant effectual, the common law required the consent of the tenant of the land out of which the rent, or other incorporeal interest proceeded; and this was called attornment. (q. v.) It arose from the intimate alliance between the lord and vassal existing under the feudal tenures., The tenant could not alien the feud without the consent of the lord, nor the lord part with his seigniory without the consent of the tenant. The necessity of attornment has been abolished in the United States. 4 Kent, Com. 479. He who makes the grant is called the grantor, and he to whom it is made the grantee. Vide Com. Dig. h. t.; 14 Vin. Ab. 27; Bac. Ab. h. t. 4 Kent, Com. 477; 2 Bl. Com. 317, 440; Perk. ch. 1; Touchs. c. 12; 8 Cowen's R. 36.
     4. By the word grant, in a treaty, is meant not only a formal grant, but any concession, warrant, order, or permission to survey, possess or settle; whether written or parol, express, or presumed from possession. Such a grant may be made by law, as well as by a patent pursuant to a law., 12 Pet. R. 410. See, generally, 9 A. & E. 532; 5 Mass. 472; 9 Pick. 80.

GRANT, BARGAIN, AND SELL. - By the laws of the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Missouri, and Alabama, it is declared that the words grant, bargain, and sell) shall amount to a covenant that the grantor was seised of an estate in fee, freed from encumbrances done or suffered by him, and for quiet enjoyment as against all his acts. These words do not amount to a general warranty, but merely to a covenant that the grantor has not done any acts nor created any, encumbrance, by which the estate may be defeated. 2 Binn. R. 95 3 Penna. R. 313; 3 Penna., R. 317, note; 1 Rawle, 377; 1 Misso. 576. Vide 2 Caines R. 188; 1 Murph. R. 343; Id. 348; Ark. Rev. Stat, ch. 31, s. 1; 11 S. & R. 109.

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