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although | granted |

As a conjunction although

is though, even though, in spite of the fact that:.

As a verb granted is


As an adverb granted is


As a preposition granted is

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



Alternative forms

* altho (informal) * altho' * allthough (obsolete)


(English Conjunctions)
  • Though, even though, in spite of the fact that:
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=Although the Celebrity was almost impervious to sarcasm, he was now beginning to exhibit visible signs of uneasiness, the consciousness dawning upon him that his eccentricity was not receiving the ovation it merited.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=20 citation , passage=The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=September 29, author=Jon Smith, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Tottenham 3-1 Shamrock Rovers , passage=With the north London derby to come at the weekend, Spurs boss Harry Redknapp opted to rest many of his key players, although he brought back Aaron Lennon after a month out through injury.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03, author=Lee A. Groat, title=Gemstones
  • , volume=100, issue=2, page=128, magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=Although there are dozens of different types of gems, among the best known and most important are diamond, ruby and sapphire, emerald and other gem forms of the mineral beryl, chrysoberyl, tanzanite, tsavorite, topaz and jade.}}
  • But, except.
  • Usage notes

    * When conjunctions, the words "although" and "though" are generally interchangeable: *: Although''' she smiled, she was angry.'' = '''''Though she smiled, she was angry. * "Although'" is usually placed at the beginning of its clause, whereas "though" may occur elsewhere and is the more common term when used to link words or phrases (as in "wiser ' though poorer"). In certain constructions, only "though" is acceptable: *: Fond though I am of sports, I'd rather not sit through another basketball game.


    * (in spite of) notwithstanding (that), even if, albeit (that), even though

    See also

    * while * albeit






  • (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