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English definition of “grant”

grant

verb [T]
 
 
/ɡrɑːnt/ formal
GIVE B2 to give or allow someone something, usually in an official way: [+ two objects] to grant someone a licence/visaAllowing and permittingGiving, providing and supplying
ADMIT to admit or agree that something is true: She's a good-looking woman, I grant you.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of grant verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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