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