Concede vs Budge - What's the difference?

concede | budge |


As verbs the difference between concede and budge

is that concede is while budge is to move.

As an adjective budge is

(obsolete) brisk; stirring; jocund or budge can be (obsolete) austere or stiff, like scholastics.

As a noun budge is

a kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on, formerly used as an edging and ornament, especially on scholastic habits.

concede

English

Verb

(conced)
  • To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
  • 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.
  • To yield or make concession.
  • (sports) To have a goal or point scored against
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  • (cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
  • Synonyms

    (in sports) let in

    budge

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) bouger.

    Alternative forms

    * budg (obsolete)

    Verb

    (budg)
  • To move.
  • I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but it won’t budge an inch.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I'll not budge an inch, boy.
  • * 2014 , Jacob Steinberg, " Wigan shock Manchester City in FA Cup again to reach semi-finals", The Guardian , 9 March 2014:
  • Yet goals in either half from Jordi Gómez and James Perch inspired them and then, in the face of a relentless City onslaught, they simply would not budge , throwing heart, body and soul in the way of a ball which seemed destined for their net on several occasions.
  • To move.
  • I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but I can’t budge it.
  • To yield in one’s opinions or beliefs.
  • The Minister for Finance refused to budge on the new economic rules.
  • To try to improve the spot of a decision on a sports field.
  • Derived terms
    * budge up * budger
    Synonyms
    * shift

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Brisk; stirring; jocund.
  • (South)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (-)
  • A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on, formerly used as an edging and ornament, especially on scholastic habits.
  • * Milton
  • They are become so liberal, as to part freely with their own budge -gowns from off their backs.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) austere or stiff, like scholastics
  • * Milton
  • Those budge doctors of the stoic fur.
    Derived terms
    * budge bachelor * budge barrel (Webster 1913)

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