Gave vs Granted - What's the difference?

gave | granted |

As verbs the difference between gave and granted

is that gave is simple past of give while granted is past tense of grant.

As an adverb granted is

Used to concede a point, often before stating some contrasting information.

As a preposition granted is

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