grant

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noun
ADJECTIVE
large, substantial
small
full (esp. BrE)

Full student maintenance grants are a thing of the past. (BrE)

annual
block, capital (esp. BrE)

The school has received a large capital grant to improve its buildings.

maintenance (BrE)

Poorer students would get maintenance grants of up to £1 500 a year.

emergency (esp. BrE)

emergency grants for special needs for items such as clothing

discretionary
mandatory (BrE)
educational, student
project, research

There is a lot of competition for research grants.

improvement, land, renovation (esp. BrE), training, etc.

home improvement grants for householders (BrE)

federal, government, local-authority (BrE), state, etc.
VERB + GRANT
apply for
be eligible for, qualify for

You may be eligible for a student grant.

get, obtain, receive

You can get a grant if you've lived in the area for three years.

award (sb), give sb, make (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with)

The government has awarded a grant for the restoration of the building.

be funded by, be funded with

The report was funded by a grant from the Department.

cut

The group's annual grant from the Arts Council has been cut.

PREPOSITION
grant for

a grant for a youth project

grant from

a grant from the funding authority

grant to

The program offers grants to small businesses.

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verb
ADVERB
expressly, specifically

the rights expressly granted by the terms of the lease

automatically
finally

Planning permission was finally granted in October.

rarely
hereby (law)

Permission is hereby granted to reproduce this material.

VERB + GRANT
agree to, decide to
refuse to

The judge refused to grant him bail.

be willing to
Grant is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑court, ↑judge, ↑magistrate
Grant is used with these nouns as the object: ↑access, ↑accolade, ↑admission, ↑allowance, ↑amnesty, ↑application, ↑approval, ↑assent, ↑asylum, ↑audience, ↑authority, ↑authorization, ↑autonomy, ↑award, ↑bail, ↑charter, ↑citizenship, ↑clearance, ↑compensation, ↑concession, ↑consent, ↑credit, ↑custody, ↑deference, ↑degree, ↑divorce, ↑entry, ↑exception, ↑exemption, ↑extension, ↑favour, ↑franchise, ↑freedom, ↑immortality, ↑immunity, ↑independence, ↑indulgence, ↑injunction, ↑interview, ↑jurisdiction, ↑land, ↑lease, ↑leave, ↑licence, ↑loan, ↑membership, ↑mercy, ↑monopoly, ↑nationality, ↑pardon, ↑parole, ↑patent, ↑permission, ↑permit, ↑petition, ↑political asylum, ↑power, ↑prayer, ↑privilege, ↑rebate, ↑recognition, ↑registration, ↑release, ↑relief, ↑remedy, ↑reprieve, ↑request, ↑right, ↑sovereignty, ↑subsidy, ↑tenancy, ↑tenure, ↑visa, ↑warrant, ↑wish, ↑writ

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