n. （来自私人或公共授予机构的）基金( grant的名词复数 ); 补助金; 授给物（如财产、授地、专有权、补助、拨款等）
v. （退一步）承认( grant的第三人称单数 ); （尤指正式地或法律上）同意; 准许; 让渡
A grant is an amount of money that a government or other institution gives to an individual or to an organization for a particular purpose such as education or home improvements.
They'd got a special grant to encourage research...
Unfortunately, my application for a grant was rejected.
If someone in authority grants you something, or if something is granted to you, you are allowed to have it.
France has agreed to grant him political asylum...
It was a Labour government which granted independence to India and Pakistan...
If you grant that something is true, you accept that it is true, even though your opinion about it does not change.
The magistrates granted that the charity was justified in bringing the action.
If you say that someone takes you for granted, you are complaining that they benefit from your help, efforts, or presence without showing that they are grateful.
What right has the family to take me for granted, Martin?...
The officials felt taken for granted and grumbled loudly.
If you take something for granted, you believe that it is true or accept it as normal without thinking about it.
I was amazed that virtually all the things I took for granted up north just didn't happen in London.
If you take it for granted that something is the case, you believe that it is true or you accept it as normal without thinking about it.
He seemed to take it for granted that he should speak as a representative.
The US is contributing $4 billion in loans, credits and grants.
The school has received various grants from the education department.
Whole branches of science may not receive any grants.
Student grants will be frozen at existing levels and top-up loans made available.
Being a student today with miserly grants and limited career prospects is difficult.