Concede vs Connive - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between concede and connive
is that concede
is while connive
is to cooperate with others secretly in order to commit a crime; to collude.
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
to cooperate with others secretly in order to commit a crime; to collude
to plot or scheme
to pretend to be ignorant of something in order to escape blame; to ignore a fault deliberately
* Jeremy Taylor
- to connive at what it does not approve
- In many of these, the directors were heartily concurring; in most of them, they were encouraging, and sometimes commanding; in all they were conniving .
(archaic) To open and close the eyes rapidly; to wink.
- The government thought it expedient, occasionally, to connive at the violation of this rule.
to be a wench
- The artist is to teach them how to nod judiciously, and to connive with either eye.