Ulysses s grant



Cary (Archibald Leach) 1904–86, U.S. actor, born in England.
Heber Jedediah
[hee-ber jed-i-dahy-uh] /ˈhi bər ˌdʒɛd ɪˈdaɪ ə/ (Show IPA), 1856–1945, U.S. president of the Mormon Church 1918–45.
Ulysses S(impson) 1822–85, 18th president of the U.S. 1869–77: Union general in the Civil War.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “large, great.”.
verb (transitive)
to consent to perform or fulfil: to grant a wish
(may take a clause as object) to permit as a favour, indulgence, etc: to grant an interview
(may take a clause as object) to acknowledge the validity of; concede: I grant what you say is true
to bestow, esp in a formal manner
to transfer (property) to another, esp by deed; convey
take for granted

to accept or assume without question: one takes certain amenities for granted
to fail to appreciate the value, merit, etc, of (a person)

noun
a sum of money provided by a government, local authority, or public fund to finance educational study, overseas aid, building repairs, etc
a privilege, right, etc, that has been granted
the act of granting
a transfer of property by deed or other written instrument; conveyance
(US) a territorial unit in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, originally granted to an individual or organization
noun
Cary, real name Alexander Archibald Leach. 1904–86, US film actor, born in England. His many films include Bringing up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and Mr Blandings Builds his Dream House (1948)
Duncan (James Corrowr). 1885–1978, British painter and designer
Ulysses S(impson), real name Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822–85, 18th president of the US (1869–77); commander in chief of Union forces in the American Civil War (1864–65)
n.

c.1200, “allowance, consent, permission,” from Anglo-French graunter, from Old French granter, collateral variant of creanter “to promise, guarantee, confirm, authorize,” from Latin credentem (nominative credens), present participle of credere “to believe, to trust” (see credo).
v.

early 13c., “to allow, consent, permit,” from Old French granter (see grant (n.)). Meaning “admit, acknowledge” is from c.1300; hence to take (something) for granted (1610s). Related: Granted; granting.

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