grantor
noun see grant I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grantor — grant·or / gran tər, ˌtȯr; gran tȯr/ n: one that makes a grant: as a: one that conveys property or a right in property by deed b: settlor c: one (as an organization) that provides aid in the form of grants (as for education) …   Law dictionary

  • grantor — 1620s, from Anglo Fr. grantor, agent noun from granter (see GRANT (Cf. grant)). Native form granter (n.) is attested from c.1400 …   Etymology dictionary

  • grantor — grant or (gr[.a]nt [^o]r), n. (Law) The person by whom a grant or conveyance is made. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grantor — [gran′tər, gran′tôr΄] n. Law a person who makes a grant …   English World dictionary

  • grantor — Someone who assumes the obligation, not the right, to buy (for a put) or sell (for a call) the underlying futures contract or commodity at the strike price. See also writer. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary A person, partnership or corporation… …   Financial and business terms

  • grantor — The person by whom a grant is made. A transferor of property. The creator of a trust is usually designated as the grantor of the trust. See also settlor @ grantor grantee index Master index, as kept in county recorder s office, to all recorded… …   Black's law dictionary

  • grantor — The person by whom a grant is made. A transferor of property. The creator of a trust is usually designated as the grantor of the trust. See also settlor @ grantor grantee index Master index, as kept in county recorder s office, to all recorded… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Grantor — 1. A seller of either call or put options who profits from the premium for which the options are sold. Synonymous with option writer. 2. The creator of a trust, meaning the individual whose assets are put into the trust. 1. For example, say a… …   Investment dictionary

  • 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… …   English terms dictionary

  • grantor — noun a person who makes a grant in legal form conveyed from grantor to grantee • Derivationally related forms: ↑grant • Hypernyms: ↑granter • Hyponyms: ↑alienor …   Useful english dictionary

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