This week's Word of the Week is, "Grant"- verb (used with object) to bestow or confer, especially by a formal act: to grant a charter. to give or accord: to grant permission. to agree or accede to: to grant a request. to admit or concede; accept for the sake of argument: I grant that point. to transfer or convey, especially by deed or writing: to grant property. noun something granted, as a privilege or right, a sum of money, or a tract of land: several major foundations made large grants to fund the research project. the act of granting. Law. a transfer of property. a geographical unit in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire, originally a grant of land to a person or group of people.