grantor

grantor
grant VERB 1) agree to give or allow (something requested) to. 2) give (something) formally or legally to. 3) agree or admit to (someone) that (something) is true.
NOUN 1) a sum of money given by a government or public body for a particular purpose. 2) the action of granting something. 3) Law a legal conveyance or formal conferment.
take for granted — Cf. ↑take for granted
DERIVATIVES grantee noun granter noun grantor noun.
ORIGIN Old French granter 'consent to support' , from Latin credere 'entrust' .

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