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See also: concédé, concedé, and concède

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EtymologyEdit

Old French conceder, from Latin concedō (give way, yield), from con- (wholly) + cedō (to yield, give way, to go, grant), from Proto-Indo-European *ked- (to go, yield).

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concede (third-person singular simple present concedes, present participle conceding, simple past and past participle conceded)

  1. 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.
  2. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
  3. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
  4. To yield or make concession.
  5. (sports) To have a goal or point scored against
    • 2011 October 2, Jonathan Jurejko, “Bolton 1 - 5 Chelsea”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      The visitors arrived at the Reebok Stadium boasting an impressive record of winning their last eight Premier League games there without conceding a goal.
  6. (cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.

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concede

  1. third-person singular present indicative of concedere

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concede

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of conceder
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of conceder

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concede

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of conceder.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of conceder.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of conceder.