Concede vs Budge - What's the difference?
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.
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.
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
- Kendall conceded defeat once she realized she could not win in a battle of wits.
, date=October 2
, author=Jonathan Jurejko
, title=Bolton 1 - 5 Chelsea
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=The visitors arrived at the Reebok Stadium boasting an impressive record of winning their last eight Premier League games there without conceding
(cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
(in sports) let in
From (etyl) bouger.
* budg (obsolete)
- I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but it won’t budge an inch.
* 2014 , Jacob Steinberg, "
- I'll not budge an inch, boy.
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 yield in one’s opinions or beliefs.
- I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but I can’t budge it.
To try to improve the spot of a decision on a sports field.
- The Minister for Finance refused to budge on the new economic rules.
* budge up
(obsolete) Brisk; stirring; jocund.
From (etyl) .
A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on, formerly used as an edging and ornament, especially on scholastic habits.
- They are become so liberal, as to part freely with their own budge -gowns from off their backs.
(obsolete) austere or stiff, like scholastics
- Those budge doctors of the stoic fur.
* budge bachelor
* budge barrel