granted, not all the good films in contention will ever make the final five.
No mercy or leniency should be granted you or those who were your accomplices in your nefarious enterprise.
The European Union just granted 1.2 billion euro to the Human Brain Project—a sort of Human Genome Project for the brain.
Jews of Sephardic origin were protected by a law of 1924 that granted them Spanish citizenship.
I took for granted that most of the readers on this blog would already be familiar with this, but I should not have done so.
But if so, may not the same privilege be granted to the Book of Acts?
I know not, Bella, that I ever asked any thing unfit to be granted.
Neither of us understand just now, but can we take that much for granted?
The boys, like Dunk, had simply made the mistake of taking too much for granted.
I do not wish to ask for what would assuredly not be granted.
c.1200, "allowance, consent, permission," from Anglo-French graunter, from Old French granter, collateral variant of creanter "to promise, guarantee, confirm, authorize," from Latin credentem (nominative credens), present participle of credere "to believe, to trust" (see credo).
early 13c., "to allow, consent, permit," from Old French granter (see grant (n.)). Meaning "admit, acknowledge" is from c.1300; hence to take (something) for granted (1610s). Related: Granted; granting.