given granted
acknowledged ac*knowl"edged ([a^]k*n[o^]l"[e^]jd) adj. Generally accepted or recognized as correct or reasonable. Opposite of {unacknowledged}. [Narrower terms: {given, granted}; {unquestionable (vs. questionable)}] Also See: {known}.

Syn: accepted, recognized [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • granted — 1. Like considering and given, granted can be used as a preposition and (as granted that) conjunction that is grammatically free of the subject: • And, granted the initial assumptions…I think it stands the test A. White, 1965 • Granted that… …   Modern English usage

  • granted — adj. 1. Given. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Logic, Rhetoric) Acknowledged or assumed as a supposition. Syn: given. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • given — given, given that These are used as a preposition and conjunction (introducing a subordinate clause) respectively with the meaning ‘(it being) granted or assumed (that)’. The history of their use shows them to be free of the need to be attached… …   Modern English usage

  • given that — given, given that These are used as a preposition and conjunction (introducing a subordinate clause) respectively with the meaning ‘(it being) granted or assumed (that)’. The history of their use shows them to be free of the need to be attached… …   Modern English usage

  • Given — Giv en, p. p. & a. from {Give}, v. [1913 Webster] 1. (Math. & Logic) Granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise. [1913 Webster] 2. Disposed; inclined; used with an adv.; as, virtuously given. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Given name — Given Giv en, p. p. & a. from {Give}, v. [1913 Webster] 1. (Math. & Logic) Granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or premise. [1913 Webster] 2. Disposed; inclined; used with an adv.; as, virtuously given …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • given — [giv′ən] vt., vi. pp. of GIVE adj. 1. bestowed; presented 2. accustomed, as from habit or inclination; prone [given to lying] 3. stated; specified [a given date] 4. taken as a premise; assumed; granted [given that ABC is a right trian …   English World dictionary

  • given — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. prone, disposed < given to swearing > 2. presented as a gift ; bestowed without compensation 3. a. particular, specified < at a given time > b. assumed as actual …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • given — Synonyms and related words: God given, accepted, accorded, accounted as, accustomed, acknowledged, actuality, addicted, affirmed, alleged, allowed, apt, apt to, assumed, assumption, assumptive, bent, bestowed, boundary condition, calculated to,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • granted — 1. verb Given, awarded. He was granted a patent on his invention. 2. preposition a) Used to concede a point, often before stating some contrasting information. Hes a good student and usually does well. Granted, he did fail that one test, but I… …   Wiktionary

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