Definitions for concedekənˈsid
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit, often grudgingly:
He finally conceded that she was right.
to acknowledge (an opponent's victory, score, etc.) before it is officially established:
to concede an election.
to grant as a right or privilege; yield.
(v.i.)to make concession; yield; admit.
Origin of concede:
1625–35; < L concēdere=con-con - +cēdere to withdraw, yield, cede
concede, profess, confess(verb)
admit (to a wrongdoing)
"She confessed that she had taken the money"
concede, yield, grant(verb)
be willing to concede
"I grant you this much"
concede, yield, cede, grant(verb)
give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
"The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to admit sth unpleasant
to concede that they could have done better
to stop trying to win
to concede defeat; The governor has conceded.
To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
To yield or make concession.
To have a goal or point scored against
(of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
Origin: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.
to yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question
to grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of
to admit to be true; to acknowledge
to yield or make concession
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'concede' in Verbs Frequency: #772
Translations for concede
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He conceded that he had been wrong.
- toegee; opgee, oorgee, erkenAfrikaans
- يُسلِّـم بِ، يُقـرُّArabic
- reconhecerPortuguese (BR)
- reconocer, admitirSpanish
- تصدیق کردن؛ پذیرفتنFarsi
- reconnaître queFrench
- मान लेनाHindi
- atzīt; pieļautLatvian
- innrømme, vedgå, erkjenneNorwegian
- تصدیق کردن؛ پذیرفتنPersian
- غاړه ايښوول، منل، تن ايښوول، تسليمېدل: اعتراف كول غوره ګڼلPashto
- a recunoaşte (că)Romanian
- kabul etmekTurkish
- 承認Chinese (Trad.)
- تسلیم کرناUrdu
- thừa nhậnVietnamese
- 承认Chinese (Simp.)
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