HyperDic: concede

English > 4 senses of the word concede:
VERBcommunicationconcede, profess, confessadmit (to a wrongdoing)
communicationconcede, yield, grantbe willing to concede
possessionconcede, yield, cede, grantgive over
competitionconcedeacknowledge defeat
concede > pronunciation
Soundskahnsiy'd
Rhymesable-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > concede: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningAdmit (to a wrongdoing).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsprofess, confess
Narrowermake a clean breast of, own up, fess upAdmit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error
Broaderadmit, acknowledgedeclare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
Spanishadmitir, confesar, manifestarse, profesar, reconocer
Catalanconfessar, manifestar, professar
English > concede: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningBe willing to concede.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsyield, grant
Narrowerforgivestop blaming or grant forgiveness
Broaderagree, hold, concur, concordBe in accord / accord
Spanishadjudicar, ceder, conceder, conferir, otorgar, sucumbir
Catalanadjudicar, atorgar, cedir, concedir, conferir, sucumbir
Adjectivesconcessiveof or pertaining to concession
Nounsconcession, concedingthe act of conceding or yielding
English > concede: 4 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningGive over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsyield, cede, grant
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishadjudicar, ceder, conceder, conferir, otorgar, sucumbir
Catalanadjudicar, atorgar, cedir, concedir, conferir, sucumbir
Nounsconcession, concedingthe act of conceding or yielding
English > concede: 4 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningAcknowledge defeat.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
Broadersurrender, give upGive up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
Spanishceder, rendirse
Catalanatorgar, concedir
Nounsconcession, concedingthe act of conceding or yielding

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