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grant

Etymology: ME, granten, to believe a request
a monetary award given to an institution, a project, equipment, or an individual by the federal government, a foundation, a private business, or an institution to provide financial support for research, service, or training. The applicant usually writes a formal application (proposal) for the grant, which is reviewed by the granting agency and compared with other proposals. The grantee is usually accountable to the grantor for reporting the outcomes as a result of the awarded resources.

grant

Research A sum of money or financial support provided to a worker or researcher for performing innovative or novel work. See Block grant, Matching grant, Medicaid block grant, Modular grant, Noncompeting grant, Research grant, Research project grant, Subgrant.

grant

(grănt) [ME.]
A financial award given to an academic or professional investigator to support his or her research.
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Honour him then yourself, Olympian lord of counsel, and grant victory to the Trojans, till the Achaeans give my son his due and load him with riches in requital.
Grant, modestly, though quite affectionately, exchanged his greetings with the travellers also, when Richard prepared to turn the heads of his horses homeward.
Grant placed his hands on the side of the sleigh, in preparation for a spring, but moral timidity deterred him from taking the leap that bodily apprehension strongly urged him to attempt.
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of impeachment.
The General Grant passed, on the 23rd of November, the one hundred and eightieth meridian, and was at the very antipodes of London.
As for the money, heaven grant there may be some left
I never denied that you had a penetrating eye, and that was why I thought you would not refuse my brother Charles a thing so simple and so easy to grant him as what I ask of you in his name, my lord cardinal, or rather in my own.
I never grant favors without some return," said Oz; "but this much I will promise.
So away he was taken; but as he stood on the steps he said, 'My Lord Judge, grant me one last request.
And while I forgot that I had plunged into the books nineteen hours a day for three solid months, Charley Le Grant shifted my outfit into a big Columbia River salmon boat.
And grant that when I come to the nether slopes of towering Mimas I may find honourable, god-fearing men.
First, we will grant that many minds, and perhaps those of the philosophers, are entirely free from the least traces of such a passion.

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