名词:granter 动词过去式:granted 过去分词:granted 现在分词:granting 第三人称单数:grants 形容词:grantable
1 (a) [Tn, Dn.n] agree to give or allow (what is asked for) 同意给予或允许（所求）
*grant a favour, request, etc 答应帮忙、请求等
* They granted him permission to go. 他们准许他去.
* The minister granted journalists an interview. 部长答应接见记者.
(b) [Dn.n, Dn.pr] ~ sth (to sb) give sth formally or legally 正式或依法给予某物
*These lands were granted to our family in perpetuity. 这些土地依法永远归我们家族所有.
* She was granted a pension. 她得到了养老金.
2 [Tn, Tf, Dn.f] (fml 文) agree or admit (that sth is true) 同意或承认（某事属实）
*grant the truth of what sb says 承认某人所说属实
* I grant he's been ill, but that doesn't excuse him. 我承认他是病了, 但是那也不能原谅他.
* I grant you she's a clever woman, but I wouldn't want to work for her. 我同意你说的, 她很精明, 可是我不想为她工作.
3 (idm 习语) take sb/sth for `granted be so familiar with sb/sth that one no longer appreciates his/its full value 因熟悉某人[某事物]而觉察不出其真正价值
*He never praises his wife
*he just takes her for granted. 他从不夸妻子, 只是觉得她一切理当如此. take sth for `granted assume sth to be true 认为某事属实
*I take it for granted you have read this book. 我认为你一定读过这本书.
n ~ (to do sth/towards sth) thing given for a particular purpose, esp money from the government 授予物; （尤指政府的）拨款
*student grants, ie to pay for their education 学生助学金
* award sb a research grant 给某人研究经费
* You can get a grant to repair/towards the repair of your house. 你可以得到补助金来修缮住房.
1. The grant has been repealed. 该项补助金已被取消。
2. At the end of each semester, as long as the students pass final exams, American authorities grant a certificate, which is recognized in Brazil. 在每个学期结束时，只要这些学生能通过期末考试，美国当局就会向他们颁发证书，巴西是承认这种证书的。
3. Grant Wood instantly rose to fame in 1930 with his painting American Gothic, an often-copied interpretation of the solemn pride of American farmers. 1930年，格兰特·伍德因其画作《美国哥特式》一举成名。此画体现了美国农民庄严的自豪，常常被人临摹。