What does take for granted mean?

Definitions for take for granted

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word take for granted.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assume, presume, take for granted(verb)

    take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof

    "I assume his train was late"


  1. take for granted(Verb)

    To assume something to be true without verification or proof.

  2. take for granted(Verb)

    To give little attention to or to underestimate the value of, to fail to appreciate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take for granted in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take for granted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andreas Simic:

    Never take for granted those things that can be lost

  2. Betsy Billard:

    Social Security is something that heterosexual people take for granted.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    Never take for granted one's love for you, always strive to be honest, loving and true.

  4. Mayor Ed Murray on Wednesday:

    The transgender community deserves the dignity and respect that most people take for granted.

  5. Ashok Banskota:

    A lot of things we take for granted, they don't have. I am always amazed at how resilient these kids are.

Images & Illustrations of take for granted

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Translations for take for granted

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • أمر مفروغ منهArabic
  • für selbstverständlich haltenGerman
  • dar por descontado, dar por hecho, dar por supuesto, menospreciar, dar por sentadoSpanish
  • را برای مسلمPersian
  • itsestäänselvyys, pitääFinnish
  • prendre pour acquis, considérer comme allant de soiFrench
  • természetesnek vesz, készpénznek veszHungarian
  • mengambil untuk diberikanIndonesian
  • dare per scontatoItalian
  • 当たり前のことと思うJapanese
  • voor lief nemenDutch
  • ta for gittNorwegian
  • tomar como certoPortuguese
  • принимать без доказательств, принимать на веру, считать само собой разумеющимся, воспринимать как должноеRussian
  • zdravo za gotovoSerbo-Croatian
  • ta för givet, ta för givenSwedish
  • doğal karşılamakTurkish
  • נעמען פֿאַר גראַנטידYiddish

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