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


An amount of money given, usually by a government or nonprofit organization, to fund certain projects. One may receive a grant for academic or scientific research, or to further one's education, or to engage in charity work. The United States government makes many grants, often of an educational or scientific nature. Grants are also a key part of many philanthropic foundations' activities.


The act of conveying title to real estate via a voluntary transfer. In some states, use of the words “grant,bargain,and sell”in a deed automatically incorporates some or all of the typical deed warranties. (See warranty deed.) In order to avoid the consequences of such statutes, if a grantor wishes to convey title without any warranties,it should use a quitclaim deed or the words “bargain, sell,and quitclaim”rather than “grant,bargain,and sell.”

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If I have ever decked your temple with garlands, or burned your thigh-bones in fat of bulls or goats, grant my prayer, and let your arrows avenge these my tears upon the Danaans.
Grant,” lifting his cap, “I feel indebted to your attention.
Grant, who came consequently to reside at Mansfield; and on proving to be a hearty man of forty-five, seemed likely to disappoint Mr.
No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility.
Nay, good comrade," answered Robin Hood gently, "I cannot grant such a boon.
The General Grant was rigged with three masts, giving a large capacity for sails, and thus materially aiding the steam power.
He said to you: `If that vile Italian refuses the million we ask of him, sire, -- if we are forced, for want of money, to renounce diplomacy, well, then, we will ask him to grant us five hundred gentlemen.
Timing, I say, not only in respect of the person that should grant it, but in respect of those, which are like to cross it.
He said he will grant you an audience, if you so desire; but each one of you must enter his presence alone, and he will admit but one each day.
Then the man pitied him, and gave him all he had; and the little dwarf said in return, 'As you have such a kind honest heart, I will grant you three wishes--one for every penny; so choose whatever you like.
God grant only that Prince Kutuzov assumes real power and does not allow anyone to put a spoke in his wheel," observed Anna Pavlovna.
Two neighbours came before Jupiter and prayed him to grant their hearts' desire.

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