granted granted  /ˈɡræn təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) acknowledged as a supposition

Usage(s):

  1. He granted a steady string of energy-tax exemptions to key lawmakers, special pleaders and important industries.
  2. Philip David Young reportedly turned down Roger's offer, but was granted a pardon anyway.
  3. Most bank customers today take for granted the things Giannini pioneered, including home mortgages, auto loans and other installment credit.

News

  1. Permanent restraining order granted against ex-Lions WR Titus Young

    A California judge granted a request for a permanent restraining order against former Lions receiver Titus Young today.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Mahut granted wild-card entry to Wimbledon

    Nicolas Mahut, loser of the longest match in tennis history, has been granted a wild card for Wimbledon.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN

  3. Suparna Gold Granted Rights to Acquire Stake in American Bonanza's Copperstone Mine

    Suparna Gold Corp. (SUG.V) has entered into a letter of intent with American Bonanza Gold Corp. (BZA.TO). American Bonanza has granted to Suparna the right to acquire up to a 60% interest in its
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "When she was alive, we completely took for granted her unrivaled love of life, laughter, fun and folly. She was our guardian, friend and protector," Harry said. "She never once allowed her unfaltering love us to go unspoken or...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Prince Harry Source: FOXNews

  2. "I have no interest in sugar-coating what happened," Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat who heads the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, said in a letter to supporters. "We cannot take a single thing for granted and cannot...
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: Robert Menendez Source: USA Today

  3. "I am extremely disappointed that the courts have granted Abu Qatada bail, albeit with very strict conditions. Public safety is our main priority and we will take all steps necessary to protect the public," said Smith.
    on May 8, 2008 By: Jacqui Smith Source: AFP

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