concede

  • 1 concede — CONCÉDE, concéd, vb. III. tranz. (livr.) A îngădui, a încuviinţa; a ceda un drept, un privilegiu etc. – Din fr. concéder. Trimis de dante, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  CONCÉDE vb. v. accepta, admite, aproba, concesiona, consimţi, încuviinţa,… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 concede — [kən sēd′] vt. conceded, conceding [L concedere < com , with + cedere, to go, grant, CEDE] 1. to admit as true or valid; acknowledge [to concede a point in argument] 2. to admit as certain or proper [to concede victory to an opponent] 3. to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Concede — Con*cede (k[o^]n*s[=e]d ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conceded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conceding}.] [L. concedere, concessum; con + cedere to go along, give way, yield: cf. F. conc[ e]der. See {Cede}.] 1. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 concede — UK US /kənˈsiːd/ verb ► [T] to admit that something exists or is true, often unwillingly: concede that »The chairman conceded that shareholders had been impacted by the decline in market prices . »The insurers ultimately conceded liability for… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Concede — Con*cede , v. i. To yield or make concession. [1913 Webster] I wished you to concede to America, at a time when she prayed concession at our feet. Burke. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 concede — I verb abide by, accede, accept, acknowledge, acquiesce, affirm, agree, agree in principle, allow, arrive at an agreement, assent, be persuaded, come to terms, comply with, concedere, consent, endorse, endure, give in, grant, impart, permit,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 concédé — concédé, ée (kon sé dé, dée) part. passé. Les terres concédées par l État aux colons …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 concede — 1630s, from M.Fr. concéder or directly from L. concedere give way, yield, go away, depart, retire, figuratively agree, consent, give precedence, from com , intensive prefix (see COM (Cf. com )), + cedere to go, grant, give way (see CEDE (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 concede — 1 *grant, allow Analogous words: admit, *acknowledge: waive, cede (see RELINQUISH) Antonyms: dispute Contrasted words: argue, debate, *discuss, agitate 2 * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 concede — [v] acknowledge, give in accept, accord, admit, allow, avow, award, bury the hatchet*, capitulate, cave in, cede, confess, cry uncle*, ditto*, fess up*, fold, give up, go along with, go with the flow*, grant, hand over, knuckle under, let on, own …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 concede — ► VERB 1) finally admit or agree that something is true. 2) surrender (a possession, advantage, or right). 3) admit defeat in (a match or contest). 4) fail to prevent an opponent scoring (a goal or point). ORIGIN Latin concedere, from cedere… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 concede — verb 1 ADMIT STH IS TRUE (T) to admit that something is true or correct although you wish it was not true: You could be right I suppose , Sheila conceded. | concede (that): I concede that he s a good runner, but I still think I can beat him. 2… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 concede */*/ — UK [kənˈsiːd] / US [kənˈsɪd] verb Word forms concede : present tense I/you/we/they concede he/she/it concedes present participle conceding past tense conceded past participle conceded 1) [transitive] to admit that something is true All right,… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 concede — con|cede [ kən sid ] verb ** 1. ) transitive to admit that something is true: concede that: Myers was forced to concede that competition had badly affected profits. All right, Matt conceded, I probably made a mistake. 2. ) intransitive or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 concede — con|cede [kənˈsi:d] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(admit something is true)¦ 2¦(admit defeat)¦ 3 concede a goal/point/penalty 4¦(give something as a right)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: concéder, from Latin concedere, from com ( COM ) + cedere (… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 concede — [[t]kənsi͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦♦ concedes, conceding, conceded 1) VERB If you concede something, you admit, often unwillingly, that it is true or correct. [V that] Bess finally conceded that Nancy was right... [V with quote] Well, he conceded, I do… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 concede — verb ADVERB ▪ eventually, finally ▪ readily ▪ She readily concedes that there is much work still to be done. ▪ grudgingly, reluctantly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 concede — 01. He was finally obliged to [concede] that he was wrong when the results of the experiment were revealed. 02. She will never [concede] that I am right even if she knows it is true. 03. The government has granted tax [concessions] to new… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 concede — concededly, adv. conceder, n. concessible, adj. /keuhn seed /, v., conceded, conceding. v.t. 1. to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit: He finally conceded that she was right. 2. to acknowledge (an opponent s victory, score, etc.) before… …

    Universalium

  • 20 concede — verb 1) I had to concede that I d overreacted Syn: admit, acknowledge, accept, allow, grant, recognize, own, confess; agree Ant: deny 2) he conceded the Auvergne to the king Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words


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