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Synonyms of grant in English:


  • 1 he granted them leave of absence
    allow, accord, permit, afford, concede, vouchsafe
    [Antonyms] refuse
  • 2 the programme granted them £20 million
  • 3 I grant that the difference is not absolute
    admit, accept, concede, yield, cede, allow, appreciate, recognize, acknowledge, confess;
    agree, concur, go along with
    [Antonyms] deny
  • Phrases

    take something for granted
    they took it for granted that we knew what we were doing
    assume, presume, suppose, take it, take as read, take it as given, presuppose, conjecture, surmise, conclude, come to the conclusion, deduce, infer, draw the inference, reckon, reason, guess, imagine, think, fancy, suspect, expect, accept, believe, be of the opinion, understand, be given to understand, gather, glean;
    North American  figure
    formal opine
    archaic ween


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  • he has received a grant for equipment from the council
    endowment, subvention, award, donation, bursary, contribution, allowance, subsidy, handout, allocation, allotment, gift, present;
    scholarship, sponsorship;
    formal benefaction
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