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View synonyms for take for granted

take for granted

  1. Underestimate the value of, become used to, as in The editors felt that the publisher was taking them for granted .

  2. Consider as true or real, anticipate correctly, as in I took it for granted that they'd offer to pay for their share but I was wrong . [c. 1600]



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"What one sees every day, she may feel in a sort of take-for-granted way, without thinking about it," said Letty.

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