granted

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

granted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of grant
  2. Given, awarded.
    He was granted a patent on his invention.

Adverb[edit]

granted (not comparable)

  1. Used to concede a point, often before stating some 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."

Preposition[edit]

granted

  1. used to mark the premise of a syllogistic argument
    Granted that he has done nothing wrong, he should be set free.
    Granted the lack of evidence, we can make no such conclusion.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (used to mark the premise of an argument): given

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