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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Law One to whom a grant is made.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the person to whom something is granted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The person to whom a grant or conveyance is made.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, the person to whom anything is granted, or to whom a grant or conveyance is made.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone to whom the title of property is transferred
  • n. a recipient of a grant

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