Definition of granted in English:



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

    ‘granted, sitting around the house may not be your idea of the perfect retirement, but what's your choice when inflation is eroding the value of your nest egg?’
    • ‘Granted I’m not completely done studying, but.. what is the point?’
    • ‘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, he's not infallible and he knows this.’
    • ‘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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