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 Dictionary entry overview: What does take for granted mean? 

  The verb TAKE FOR GRANTED has 1 sense:

1. take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof

  Familiarity information: TAKE FOR GRANTED used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1take for granted [BACK TO TOP]


Take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting


assume; presume; take for granted

Context example:

I assume his train was late

Hypernyms (to "take for granted" is one way to...):

anticipate; expect (regard something as probable or likely)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "take for granted"):

presuppose; suppose (take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

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