1. (v. t.) To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.

2. (v. t.) To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.

3. (v. t.) To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.

4. (v. i.) To assent; to consent.

5. (n.) The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.

6. (n.) The yielding or admission of something in dispute.

7. (n.) The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.

8. (n.) A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, au 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.

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