Complete Definition of "granted"

English

Pronunciation
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Verb
granted

#Past tense of to grant, given, awarded
#:He was granted a patent on his invention.

Preposition
granted

  1. You use granted to concede a point, often before you adding contrasting information.

#: He's a good student and usually does well. Granted, he did fail that one test, but I think there were good reasons for that.
#: ''"You haven't been a very good father." "Granted."

  1. You use granted that <math>x</math>, <math>y</math> to mean <math>y</math> is true because of <math>x</math>.

#: Granted that he has done nothing wrong, he should be set free.

See also
take for granted

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