What does concede mean?

Definitions for concede
kənˈsidcon·cede

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word concede.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. concede, profess, confess(verb)

    admit (to a wrongdoing)

    "She confessed that she had taken the money"

  2. concede, yield, grant(verb)

    be willing to concede

    "I grant you this much"

  3. concede, yield, cede, grant(verb)

    give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

  4. concede(verb)

    acknowledge defeat

    "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"

Wiktionary

  1. concede(Verb)

    To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.

    Etymology: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.

  2. concede(Verb)

    To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.

    Etymology: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.

  3. concede(Verb)

    To admit to be true; to acknowledge.

    Etymology: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.

  4. concede(Verb)

    To yield or make concession.

    Etymology: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.

  5. concede(Verb)

    To have a goal or point scored against

    Etymology: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.

  6. concede(Verb)

    (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.

    Etymology: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concede(verb)

    to yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question

  2. Concede(verb)

    to grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of

  3. Concede(verb)

    to admit to be true; to acknowledge

  4. Concede(verb)

    to yield or make concession

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Concede

    kon-sēd′, v.t. to cede or give up: to quit: to surrender: to admit: to grant.—v.i. to admit or grant.—n. Conced′er. [L. concedĕre, -cessumcon, wholly and cedĕre, to yield.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'concede' in Verbs Frequency: #772

How to pronounce concede?

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How to say concede in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concede in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concede in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of concede in a Sentence

  1. Dr. Rich Melheim:

    When it comes to the future, we will either SEED or we will concede.

  2. Robert D. Richardson:

    Part of the power of Emerson's individualism is his insistence, at crucial moments, that individualism does not mean isolation or self-sufficiency. This is not a paradox, for it is only the strong individual who can frankly concede the sometimes surprising extent of his own dependence.

  3. Luke Hemsworth:

    In a lot of ways Chris and Liam are definitely worlds ahead of me in terms of the entertainment industry and the experience it brings which I’m more than happy to concede to, it’s certainly not a bad thing but there are also things that make it a bit harder for me because of the preconceptions that come along with me being a Hemsworth.

  4. Mauricio Pochettino:

    To concede and lose your captain was a massive emotional impact for the team.

  5. Stacey Abrams:

    So let's be clear -- this is not a speech of concession, because concession means to acknowledge an action is right, true or proper, as a woman of conscience and faith, I can not concede that. But, my assessment is the law currently allows no further viable remedy. Now, I can certainly bring a new case to keep this one contest alive, but I don't want to hold public office if I need to scheme my way into the post. Because the title of governor isn't nearly as important as our shared title -- voters. And that is why we fight on.

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