Such extensions are also part of a global trend in which aging plants have been granted longer lives.
The simplest way to measure a region's potential for innovation is to look at the number of patents granted to its residents.
As part of this agreement the south was granted a six-year period of autonomy to be followed by a referendum on final status.
As development of natural resources is weighed against environmental protection, dams can no longer be taken for granted.
Our hearts' dreams for this trip had been more than granted.
Or, in town hall language, he has granted an occupancy permit.
Community colleges do not take this sustained recognition and support for granted.
Her re-election to another four-year term was taken for granted.
The dinosaur also had large, forward-facing eyes that granted it keen vision for hunting, even at night.
These projects are finding that although conservationists' optimism is sometimes borne out, synergy can't be taken for granted.
British Dictionary definitions for granted
to consent to perform or fulfil to grant a wish
(may take a clause as object) to permit as a favour, indulgence, etc to grant an interview
(may take a clause as object) to acknowledge the validity of; concede I grant what you say is true
to bestow, esp in a formal manner
to transfer (property) to another, esp by deed; convey
take for granted
to accept or assume without question one takes certain amenities for granted
to fail to appreciate the value, merit, etc, of (a person)
a sum of money provided by a government, local authority, or public fund to finance educational study, overseas aid, building repairs, etc
a privilege, right, etc, that has been granted
the act of granting
a transfer of property by deed or other written instrument; conveyance
(US) a territorial unit in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, originally granted to an individual or organization
grantable, adjective granter, noun
C13: from Old French graunter, from Vulgar Latin credentāre (unattested), from Latin crēdere to believe
Cary, real name Alexander Archibald Leach. 1904–86, US film actor, born in England. His many films include Bringing up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and Mr Blandings Builds his Dream House (1948)
Duncan (James Corrowr). 1885–1978, British painter and designer
Ulysses S(impson), real name Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822–85, 18th president of the US (1869–77); commander in chief of Union forces in the American Civil War (1864–65)
early 13c., "what is agreed to," from Anglo-Fr. graunter, from O.Fr. granter, variant of creanter "to promise, guarantee, confirm, authorize," from L. credentem (nom. credens), prp. of credere "to believe, to trust." The verb is first attested c.1300. To take (something) for granted (1610s) is from the sense of "admitted, acknowledged."