From Middle English [Term?], from Old French conceder, from Latin concēdō (“give way, yield”), from con- (“wholly”) + cēdō (“to yield, give way, to go, grant”), from Proto-Indo-European *ked- (“to go, yield”).
- To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant
- I have to concede the argument.
- He conceded the race once it was clear he could not win.
- Kendall conceded defeat once she realized she could not win in a battle of wits.
- To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
- To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
- 2022 January 12, Paul Stephen, “Network News: Vere admits to Lords: IRP lacks information”, in RAIL, number 948, page 10:
- Transport Minister Baroness Vere has conceded that the Government does not yet know how its flagship £96 billion Integrated Rail Plan "will actually work on the ground".
- To yield or make concession.
- (sports) To have a goal or point scored against
- 2011 October 2, Jonathan Jurejko, “Bolton 1 - 5 Chelsea”, in BBC Sport:
- The visitors arrived at the Reebok Stadium boasting an impressive record of winning their last eight Premier League games there without conceding a goal.
- (cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
- (surrender): capitulate, give up; See also Thesaurus:surrender
- (in sports): let in
- (yield or make concession): accede, come around, give way; See also Thesaurus:accede
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- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of conceder
- second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of conceder
- to concede
|person||1st person||2nd person||3rd person||1st person||2nd person||3rd person|
|present||să conced||să concezi||să conceadă||să concedem||să concedeți||să conceadă|
|negative||nu concede||nu concedeți|