Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you grant something, you accept that it is true. (verb) If you grant something to something, you give it to them, usually formally. (noun) A grant is something, usually money, that is given to someone, usually by a government or institution.

Examples: (verb) Yes, I’ll grant you that the data is old, but I still think it’s useful. (verb) He was granted $10,000 to continue his research. (verb) The school has granted us permission to use a classroom in the evenings. (noun) I got a $2,000 government grant to help me go to school. (noun) The professor received a research grant to study weather changes.

Synonyms: nouns: gift, allowance, award. verbs: allow, authorise. accept.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 E