Definition of granted in English:



  • [sentence adverb] Admittedly; it is true (used to introduce a factor which is opposed to the main line of argument but is not regarded as so strong as to invalidate it)

    ‘granted, Marie was two years older than her, but it wasn't a question of age’
    • ‘Granted I’m not completely done studying, but.. what is the point?’
    • ‘Granted, he's not infallible and he knows this.’
    • ‘Granted, I'm not a historian But in all the years baseball has been played on this or any other continent, I don't think a team has ever won without scoring a run.’
    • ‘Granted, I'm not the man’s ex-wife so I don’t feel ‘cheated’ out of spending that time with him.’


  • Even assuming that.

    ‘granted that officers were used to making decisions, they still couldn't be expected to understand’
    self-evident, unquestionable, undeniable
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