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  • verb archaic Second-person singular simple present form of grant.

Etymologies

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grant +‎ -est

Examples

  • O God, Whose mercies are without number, and the treasure of Whose goodness is infinite; we render thanks to Thy most precious majesty for the gifts Thou hast bestowed upon us; evermore beseeching Thy clemency that as Thou grantest the petitions of those who seek Thee, Thou wilt never forsake them, but wilt prepare them for the rewards to come.

    The First Thanksgiving Was Catholic

  • O God, Whose mercies are without number, and the treasure of Whose goodness is infinite; we render thanks to Thy most precious majesty for the gifts Thou hast bestowed upon us; evermore beseeching Thy clemency that as Thou grantest the petitions of those who seek Thee, Thou wilt never forsake them, but wilt prepare them for the rewards to come.

    Archive 2007-11-11

  • Thou sayest as much of me, stomachosus as thou art, and grantest, peradventure, this which I have written in physic, not to be amiss, had another done it, a professed physician, or so, but why should I meddle with this tract?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Nature, in the midst of thy disorders, thou art still friendly to the scantiness thou hast created; with all thy great works about thee little hast thou left to give, either to the scythe or to the sickle, but to that little thou grantest safety and protection, and sweet are the dwellings which stand so sheltered!

    A Mystery with a Moral

  • O Thou, who when asked, grantest, and when prayed for aid, aidest!

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Thus grantest Thou the prayers of him that asketh, and blessest the years of the just; but

    The Confessions

  • My heart sighs for Thy eternal mansions; for Thy incomparable beauty; for the consummation of that blissful union, of whose sweetness Thou grantest us a foretaste here below.

    The Life of the Venerable Mother Mary of the Incarnation

  • Pushkara himself, thus comforted by the ruler of the Nishadhas saluted that righteous king, and addressed him, O monarch, saying these words with joined hands, 'Let thy fame be immortal and live thou happily for ten thousand years, thou who grantest me, O king, both life and refuge.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • (If thou grantest my prayer), Bhishma will then obtain a sight of thee that art the first of Gods, of thee that art destructible and indestructible.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • That best of Rishis, gratified with all she said, replied, 'Thou shall remain a virgin even if thou grantest my wish.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Adi Parva

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