take for granted

Definitions of take for granted
  1. verb
    take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    synonyms: assume, presume
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    presuppose, suppose
    take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand
    beg the question
    assume that the argument one is trying to prove is true, without arguing for it
    posit, postulate
    take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom
    premise, premiss
    take something as preexisting and given
    type of:
    anticipate, expect
    regard something as probable or likely
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