Definition of grantor in English:


Line breaks: grant¦or
Pronunciation: /ɡrɑːnˈtɔː


chiefly Law
  • A person or institution that makes a grant or conveyance.
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    • The grantee sued the grantor upon his covenant to maintain the road.
    • Again, it is essential to consider who, if a grant is to be presumed, are to be the supposed grantors and grantees.
    • Though the grantors of ground rent and a mortgage might be different people, often it was the same person hoping to encourage property development.

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