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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grant \Grant\ (gr[.a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Granted; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Granting.] [OE. graunten, granten, OF. graanter,
     craanter, creanter, to promise, yield, LL. creantare to
     promise, assure, for (assumed LL.) credentare to make
     believe, fr. L. credens, p. pr. of credere to believe. See
     Creed, Credit.]
     1. To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the
        possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to
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              Grant me the place of this threshing floor. --1
                                                    Chron. xxi.
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     2. To bestow or confer, with or without compensation,
        particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
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              Wherefore did God grant me my request. --Milton.
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     3. To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to
        yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
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              Grant that the Fates have firmed by their decree.
     Syn: Syn.-- To give; confer; bestow; convey; transfer; admit;
          allow; concede. See Give.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  granted \granted\ adj.
     1. Given.
        [WordNet 1.5]
     2. (Logic, Rhetoric) Acknowledged or assumed as a
     Syn: given.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: acknowledged as a supposition; "given the engine's
             condition, it is a wonder that it started" [syn: given,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "granted":
     God-given, accepted, accorded, accounted as, acknowledged,
     admitted, affirmed, alleged, allowed, approved, assumed,
     assumptive, authenticated, avowed, bestowed, certified, conceded,
     confessed, confirmed, conjectured, countersigned, deemed, endorsed,
     given, gratuitous, inferred, notarized, postulated, postulational,
     premised, presumed, presumptive, professed, providential, putative,
     ratified, received, recognized, reputed, sealed, signed, stamped,
     supposed, suppositional, supposititious, suppositive,
     sworn and affirmed, sworn to, taken for granted, understood,
     underwritten, validated, vouchsafed, warranted

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