grant

grant
grant1 [ grænt ] verb transitive ***
1. ) FORMAL to allow someone to have or do what they want:
If permission is granted, they'll start building soon.
The Board has refused to grant your request.
grant something to someone: The U.S. embassy urged the government to grant an amnesty to all political prisoners.
grant someone something: On April 30, the club granted him a leave of absence for personal reasons.
grant someone's wish: His wish had finally been granted.
2. ) to admit that something is true:
I grant you (that): This thing never works! Well, not very often, I grant you.
You're thorough, I grant you that, but we don't need all this detail.
take someone for granted
to expect someone to always be there and do things for you even when you do not show that you are grateful
take something for granted
to expect something always to happen or exist in a particular way, and not think about any possible problems or difficulties:
Losing my job taught me never to take anything for granted.
take it for granted (that): You can't take it for granted that they'll behave themselves.
grant
grant 2 [ grænt ] noun count ***
an amount of money that the government or an organization gives you for a specific purpose and does not ask you to pay back. Money that you have to pay back is called a loan:
She received a grant from the MacArthur Foundation.
a research grant

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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