grant

grant
The issuance of an award under a stock plan, such as a stock option or shares of restricted stock. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

* * *

I. grant grant 1 [grɑːnt ǁ grænt] noun [countable] FINANCE
a sum of money given to a person or organization for a particular purpose, often by a government:

• West Berlin's Free University was founded with major grants from the Ford Foundation.

• The Arts Council awarded (= gave ) her a grant of £2200 for a photographic mission to the Andes.

ˈblock grant FINANCE
money given by central government to local government to help pay for services such as the police, roads etc:

• It is difficult to know whether a regional authority is using the money allocated for transport in the block grant for transport matters.

ˈcapital grant FINANCE
in Britain, a sum given by a government department to an organization for a particular investment:

• The UK has never given farmers cheap loans for investment schemes, as in France, instead of capital grants.

ˈdeath grant FINANCE
an amount of money that used to be paid in Britain to the relatives of someone who has just died to help pay the cost of their funeral
deˈvelopment grant FINANCE
money given by a government authority for economic development in a particular region:

• As poorer members of the EU, most regions in Spain and Portugal qualify for sizeable EU development grants.

ˌfederal ˈgrant FINANCE
a sum of money given by the central US government for a particular purpose:

• The communities will receive federal grants to carry out health care programs.

inˈvestment ˌgrant FINANCE
money given by the government to a business so that it can invest in buildings, machinery etc, usually in order to help economic development in a particular area:

• There are generous investment grants to car manufacturers from local authorities in Latin America.

ˈresearch ˌgrant FINANCE
a sum given by an organization to a person or institution in order to perform research:

• Glasgow University has just received a £1.5 million research grant from the Science and Engineering Research Council to carry out a project to increase the capacity of fibre-optic cables.

  [m0] II. grant grant 2 verb [transitive] LAW
to officially give a person or an organization something they have asked for:
grant somebody something

• The government granted the U.S. company timber rights to a 28,000-square-mile area.

• The company has been granted a temporary license to continue mining.

* * *

Ⅰ.
grant UK US /grɑːnt/ noun [C]
GOVERNMENT, FINANCE an amount of money that is given to a person or an organization for a special purpose, especially by a government: a grant from sb/sth »

The research laboratory was set up with a grant from the Department of Health.

a grant for sth »

The company received a $10,000 grant for software development.

award/give sb a grant »

They were awarded a grant for stem cell research.

»

get/be given/receive a grant

»

be eligible for/qualify for a grant

»

You can apply for a grant to upgrade your IT systems.

»

a research/study grant

»

a government/federal/state grant

»

a grant application

See also BLOCK GRANT(Cf. ↑block grant), CAPITAL GRANT(Cf. ↑capital grant), DEATH GRANT(Cf. ↑death grant), DEVELOPMENT GRANT(Cf. ↑development grant), INVESTMENT GRANT(Cf. ↑investment grant), BLOCK GRANT(Cf. ↑block grant)
Ⅱ.
grant UK US /grɑːnt/ verb [T]
LAW, FINANCE to legally or officially give or allow something: grant permission to do sth »

Only the city council can grant permisssion to build on that site.

grant sth to sb/grant sb sth »

The authorities have granted special licenses to companies who are pioneering communications technology.

grant sb access/rights »

The draft agreement will grant the airline several other new rights within Europe.

»

grant sb a loan/mortgage

»

grant a licence/patent

»

grant an injunction/an extension/compensation

»

grant sb citizenship/a visa/asylum


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • grant — 1 vt 1: to permit as a right or privilege grant a new trial the Supreme Court grant ed certiorari 2: to bestow or transfer formally; specif: to transfer the possession or title of by a deed: convey …   Law dictionary

  • Grant — may refer to:Funding*Grant writing *Grant (money), a financial aid *Grant (research), for scientific research *Categorical grant *Block grant *Federal grant *Land grant, a gift of land from a government or royalty in exchange for… …   Wikipedia

  • Grant\'s — (Грантс) шотландский купажированный виски, производящийся семейной компанией William Grant Sons, основанной в 1886 году. Grant’s является одним из наиболее динамично развивающихся брендов в мире. Его мировые продажи в 2008 году составили 60… …   Википедия

  • Grant — bezeichnet: M3 Lee/Grant, US amerikanischer Kampfpanzer eine finanzielle Unterstützung, die nicht zurückgezahlt werden muss, siehe Grant (Finanzen) im Bairischen eine regionaltypische Form von Ärger, Übellaunigkeit und leichter Reizbarkeit (der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grant — Grant, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 1225 Housing Units (2000): 591 Land area (2000): 0.731520 sq. miles (1.894627 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.731520 sq. miles (1.894627 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Grant — /grant, grahnt/, n. 1. Cary (Archibald Leach), 1904 86, U.S. actor, born in England. 2. Heber Jedediah /hee beuhr jed i duy euh/, 1856 1945, U.S. president of the Mormon Church 1918 45. 3. Ulysses S(impson) 1822 85, 18th president of the U.S.… …   Universalium

  • Grant — (ant.) adj. Grande. * * * grant. adj. desus. grande. * * * Grant, Cary Grant, Ulysses Simpson * * * (as used in expressions) Banting, Sir Frederick Grant …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Grant's — is a blended Scotch whisky bottled by William Grant Sons in Scotland. History In 1886, William Grant founded the Glennfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland. Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky first ran from the stills on Christmas Day, 1887 …   Wikipedia

  • grant — vb 1 Grant, concede, vouchsafe, accord, award denote to give as a favor or as a right. One grants, usually to a claimant or a petitioner and often a subordinate, as an act of justice or indulgence, something that is requested or demanded and that …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Grant — Grant, n. [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See {Grant}, v. t.] 1. The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission. [1913 Webster] 2. The yielding or admission of something in dispute.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grant — s. n., pl. gránturi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  GRANT granturi n. Subvenţie acordată (de stat, de o organizaţie etc.) unei persoane, unei instituţii. /<engl. grant Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX … …   Dicționar Român

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”