granted

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

granted

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

AdverbEdit

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."

PrepositionEdit

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.

SynonymsEdit

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

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Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 15:49