Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “grant”

grant

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡrɑːnt/
GOVERNMENT, FINANCE an amount of money that is given to a person or an organization for a special purpose, especially by a government: a grant from sb/sth The research laboratory was set up with a grant from the Department of Health.a grant for sth The company received a $10,000 grant for software development.award/give sb a grant They were awarded a grant for stem cell research. get/be given/receive a grant be eligible for/qualify for a grant You can apply for a grant to upgrade your IT systems. a research/study grant a government/federal/state grant a grant application
→ See also block grant, capital grant, death grant, development grant, investment grant, block grant
(Definition of grant noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of grant?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “grant” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

maiden

a girl or young woman

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More