Synonyms for concede

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kuhn-seed
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈsid

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Définition of concede

Origin :
  • 1630s, from Middle French concéder or directly from Latin concedere "give way, yield, go away, depart, retire," figuratively "agree, consent, give precedence," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + cedere "to go, grant, give way" (see cede). Related: Conceded; conceding.
  • verb acknowledge, give in
Example sentences :
  • If we concede to the criminal the right to a further chance we concede it to ourselves.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • "In doing which, I fear, you will concede all the merits," said Mr. Effingham.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I will concede it, my dear Scaramouche, so that I may hear the sequel.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • It was not too much, therefore, to concede to them this privilege of escape.
  • Extract from : « Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men And Women And Other Things In General » by Charles Lever
  • I was willing to concede something, and offered a compromise.
  • Extract from : « Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete » by Albert Bigelow Paine
  • “One has to concede something to masculine weakness,” she sighed.
  • Extract from : « Out of the Depths » by Robert Ames Bennet
  • I have found such life dull, but concede the right to 'pay the price.'
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • Why should I concede at all, when, as I have said, you are no longer bound to me?
  • Extract from : « Molly Bawn » by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • We are going to concede (for the present) the dim light required.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow World » by Hamlin Garland
  • But we are willing to concede this point and admit that it does.
  • Extract from : « Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864 » by Various

Antonyms for concede

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