To consent to the fulfillment of: grant a request. To accord as a favor, prerogative, or privilege: granted the franchise to all citizens. To bestow; confer: grant aid. To transfer (property) by a deed. To concede; acknowledge: I grant the genius of your plan, but you still will not find backers. The act of granting. Something granted. A giving of funds for a specific purpose: federal grants for medical research. Law A transfer of property by deed. Law The property so transferred. Law The deed by which the property is so transferred. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.