What is another word for granted?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈantɪd] (IPA)

The word "granted" can be replaced with a variety of synonyms. "Conceded" and "allowed" both have similar meanings of giving permission or approval. "Afforded" can also be used to imply that something was given or provided. "Bestowed" and "endowed" suggest a sense of privilege or favor. "Granted" can also be substituted with "conferred" or "imparted" to emphasize the act of giving something to someone. Other synonyms include "permitted," "sanctioned," and "authorized," all of which imply some level of permission. By using different synonyms for "granted," you can add variety to your writing and avoid repetition.

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What are the opposite words for granted?

The word "granted" implies that something has been given or approved. However, there are several antonyms to this word, which convey the opposite meaning, such as denied, refused, rejected, withheld, or prohibited. When someone is denied something, it means that they have been disallowed or prevented from having it. Refused and rejected are similar in that they both involve the act of saying "no" to a request, offer, or proposal. Withheld means that something is being held back or kept from someone. Prohibited is when something is forbidden or not allowed to be done. All these antonyms convey a sense of negativity, opposition, or resistance to the concept of "granted.

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Usage examples for Granted

But though Mrs. Maule told Jane Oglander nothing of her own intimate concerns, she had taken it for granted that she knew all Jane's innocent secrets.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Dick, if he were patient-Athena smiled a little to herself-and he certainly would be patient, might yet be granted the wish of his heart.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
It is granted before I know it.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Granted

  • Your talent is your art. It is not to be taken for granted.
    Paula Abdul
  • I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests.
    Ralph Allen
  • I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
    Pietro Aretino
  • Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.
    Billie Joe Armstrong
  • I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today.
    Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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