[ adjective ] acknowledged as a supposition
"given the engine's condition, it is a wonder that it started"
Used in print(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
In arguing in this way , we are obviously taking for granted that a demythologized restatement of the kerygma can be achieved ; and that we firmly believe this will presently become evident when we set_forth reasons to justify such a conviction .(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
Those modern scholars who urge that we must keep in mind the fundamental continuity of Aegean development from earliest times - granted occasional irruptions of peoples and ideas from outside - are correct ; but all_too many observers have been misled by this fact into minimizing the degree of change which took_place in the early first millennium .(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)
The Americans , like yourself , take the fact for granted , try to be helpful , but do n't ask questions .
[ adjective ] given as a grant
"the special funds granted for his research project"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
The grand_jury took_a_swipe_at the State_Welfare_Department 's handling of federal funds granted for child_welfare_services in foster_homes .