(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. gift, allotment, contribution. —v. bestow, give, yield; concede; permit; contribute. See giving, permission, consent, rightness, transfer.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. gift, boon, reward, award, honorarium, present, allowance, stipend, donation, matching grant, benefaction, gratuity, endowment, concession, bequest, privilege, federal grant.
Ant. deprivation, deduction, detriment.
1. [To permit]
Syn. allow, yield, cede, impart; see allow 1 .
2. [To accept as true]
Syn. concede, accede, acquiesce; see admit 3 .
3. [To bestow]
Syn. give, confer, award, invest; see give 1 .
See Synonym Study at give .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
gift, contribution, donation, present, endowment, award, bestowal, charity, scholarship.
1. give confer, transfer, bestow, award, impart, present, contribute, donate.
2. concede acknowledge, admit, accede, yield, go along with.
ANT.: refuse, deny
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To let have as a favor, prerogative, or privilege: accord, award, concede, give, vouchsafe. See GIVE. 2. To give formally or officially: accord, award, bestow, confer, present2. See GIVE. 3. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document: cede, deed, make over, sign over. Law: alien, alienate, assign, convey, transfer. See GIVE, LAW. 4. To recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of: acknowledge, admit, avow, concede, confess, own (up). Slang: fess up. Chiefly Regional: allow. See AFFIRM, KNOWLEDGE. II noun 1. The act of conferring, as of an honor: accordance, bestowal, bestowment, conference, conferment, conferral, presentation. See GIVE. 2. Something, as a gift, granted for a definite purpose: appropriation, subsidy, subvention. See GIVE. 3. Law. A making over of legal ownership or title: Law: alienation, assignment, conveyance, transfer, transferal. See LAW.

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