Legal Dictionary

granted

Definition of granted

Pronunciation

Verb

granted

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of grant.
  2. Given, awarded.

    He was granted a patent on his invention.

Preposition

granted

  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."


  2. You use granted that x, y to mean y is true because of x.

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

See also

  • take for granted

Anagrams

  • Alphagram: adegnrt
  • dragnet

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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