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Princeton's WordNet

  1. given, grantedadjective

    acknowledged as a supposition

    "given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"


  1. grantedverb

    Given, awarded.

    He was granted a patent on his invention.

  2. grantedadverb

    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.


  1. Granted

    "Granted" is a song by American singer Josh Groban, It was released in early June 2018 along with a lyric video as the lead single on his album Bridges.


  1. granted

    Granted generally means given, bestowed, awarded, or allowed without dispute or objection. It is often used in the context of giving permission or recognizing certain rights, privileges, or assumptions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Granted

    of Grant

Editors Contribution

  1. grantedverb

    Verb form for the word grant.

    They were granted the solar panel grant and were delighted.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'granted' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2193

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'granted' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4266

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of granted in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of granted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of granted in a Sentence

  1. U.S. vs Cruikshan:

    The right of bearing arms for a lawful purpose is not a right granted by the Constitution neither is it in any manner dependent upon that instrument for its existence.

  2. Chris Christie:

    We have taken for granted, everybody, nearly 14 years of not attack in this country on a major scale. And we should not take that for granted, the thing that's demoralizing to me is that there are I think so many sectors in our country who haven't forgotten 9/11. Everyone will remember 9/11, but have forgotten what 9/11 felt like.

  3. Puerto Rico:

    Our platform is one of a stronger economy, a better job market, significant crime reduction and affirmation of family values. What changed is that the message, which has always been there, is reaching more communities around America loud and clear, and this community is now more willing to listen to who can offer them a truly better future, one very important consideration is to not take us for granted.Just as the Democrats should not take us for granted on account of minority identity or socioeconomic status, Republicans should not take us for granted on account of religiosity or family links.

  4. Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine:

    Neither Hillary nor I do, and if you look at our schedules, you'll see we don't take anything for granted. It's been a season of surprises. … We’re not taking anything for granted.

  5. Albert Schweitzer:

    As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.

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    the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    • A. meerschaum
    • B. larceny
    • C. liniment
    • D. chin-wag

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