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granted meaning

EN[ˈɡɹæntɪd] [ˈɡɹɑːntɪd]
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    Definition of granted in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFgrantSGgrantsPRgranting
    1. simple past tense and past participle of grant.
      1. Given, awarded.
        1. He was granted a patent on his invention.
    2. AdverbBFgrant
      1. Used to concede a point, often before stating some contrasting information.
        1. 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.
        2. "You haven't been a very good father." "Granted."
    3. Preposition
      1. used to mark the premise of a syllogistic argument.
        1. Granted that he has done nothing wrong, he should be set free.
        2. Granted the lack of evidence, we can make no such conclusion.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The Managing Director men kind-heartedly granted his request.
        • She granted him also the office of purveyor of the said manor of Eltham, together with the bailivate of the town of Eltham
        • Unfortunately, you don't fulfil the criteria for extra grants at the present time.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
        • Prepositions
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en grantee
            2. en graned
            3. en grated
            4. en ranted
            5. en tranted
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            Meaning of granted for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "granted" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a preposition. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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