KJV Dictionary Definition: grant


GR`ANT, v.t.

1. To admit as true what is not proved; to allow; to yield; to concede. We take that for granted which is supposed to be true.

Grant that the fates have firmed, by their decree--

2. To give; to bestow or confer on without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request.

Thou hast granted me life and favor. Job.10.

God granted him that which he requested. 1. Chron.4.

3. To transfer the title of a thing to another, for a good or valuable consideration; to convey by deed or writing. The legislature have granted all the new land.

Grant me the place of this threshing floor. 1 Chron.21.

GR`ANT, n. The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring.

1. The thing granted or bestowed; a gift; a boon.

2. In law, a conveyance in writing, of such things as cannot pass or be transferred by word only, as land, rents, reversions, tithes, &c.

A grant is an executed contract.

3. Concession; admission of something as true.

4. The thing conveyed by deed or patent.


GR`ANTED, pp. Admitted as true; conceded; yielded; bestowed; conveyed.


GR`ANTING, ppr. Admitting; conceding; bestowing; conveying.