Legal Definition and Related Resources of Grantor

Meaning of Grantor

A person who makes a grant .

Grantor Alternative Definition

He by whom a grant is made.

Definition of Grantor in the Free Online Notary Dictionary

The Person Transferring Title To Or An Interest In Real Property To A Grantee.

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Related Entries of Grantor in the Encyclopedia of Law Project

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Grantor in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Grantor Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Grantor in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: (1) Person who transfers property. (2) Person who creates a trust.

Concept of Grantor in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Grantor: One who grants property or property rights.

Concept of Grantor in the context of Real Property

A short definition of Grantor: One who grants property or property rights.


This term is a noun.

Etimology of Grantor

(You may find grantor at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

in legal language, “person who makes a grant or conveyance,” 1620s, from Anglo-French grantor, Old French graanter agent noun from granter “give; agree, consent; admit; permit” (see grant (verb)). Native form granter; this term is a
lso a noun. is attested from c. 1400.

What is Grantor?

A definition of grantor is: The person by whom a grant is made. More details on the Encyclopedia. A transferor of property. More details on the Encyclopedia. The creator of a trust is usually designated as the grantor of the trust.[1]



  1. “Grantor” in the White America Dictionary (New York, Los Angeles, London, New Delhy, Hong Kong, 1989)

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  • Settlor


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