Granted vs Admit - What's the difference?

granted | admit |

As verbs the difference between granted and admit

is that granted is (grant) while admit is .

As an adverb granted

is .

As a preposition granted

is (used to mark the premise of a syllogistic argument).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (grant)
  • Given, awarded.
  • He was granted a patent on his invention.


  • .
  • He's a good student and usually does well. Granted , he did fail that one test, but I think there were good reasons for that.
    ''"You haven't been a very good father." "Granted ."


    (English prepositions)
  • (used to mark the premise of a syllogistic argument)
  • Granted that he has done nothing wrong, he should be set free.
    Granted the lack of evidence, we can make no such conclusion.


    * (used to mark the premise of an argument) given

    See also

    * take for granted






  • To allow to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take.
  • A ticket admits one into a playhouse.
    They were admitted into his house.
    to admit a serious thought into the mind
    to admit evidence in the trial of a cause
  • To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise.
  • to admit an attorney to practice law
    the prisoner was admitted to bail
  • To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or confess.
  • the argument or fact is admitted
    he admitted his guilt
    she admitted taking drugs'' / ''she admitted to taking drugs
  • * 2011 , Kitty Kelley, Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography (ISBN 1451674767):
  • His sister, Patti, also admitted taking drugs,
  • To be capable of; to permit. In this sense, "of" may be used after the verb, or may be omitted.
  • the words do not admit such a construction.
  • * Holder
  • Four bells admit twenty-four changes in ringing.
  • To give warrant or allowance, to grant opportunity or permission (+ of).
  • circumstance do not admit of this
    the text does not admit of this interpretation
  • To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=December 16 , author=Denis Campbell , title=Hospital staff 'lack skills to cope with dementia patients' , work=Guardian citation , page= , passage="This shocking report proves once again that we urgently need a radical shake-up of hospital care," said Jeremy Hughes, chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society. "Given that people with dementia occupy a quarter of hospital beds and that many leave in worse health than when they were admitted , it is unacceptable that training in dementia care is not the norm."}}

    Usage notes

    In the senses 3. and 4. this is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See


    * (to allow entry to) * (to recognise as true)

    Derived terms

    * admittable * admittance * admittedly * admitter * admitting