v. （退一步）承认( grant的过去式和过去分词 ); （尤指正式地或法律上）同意; 准许; 让渡
You use granted or granted that at the beginning of a clause to say that something is true, before you make a comment on it.
Granted that the firm has not broken the law, is the law what it should be?
1. acknowledged as a supposition;
2. given as a grant;
His master granted him a small ingot of silver.
This is taken for granted.
He granted the boy liberty to go out.
They were granted a delay of 48 hours to gather more evidence.
I took it for granted that we should build new roads.