Concede vs Dawn - What's the difference?

concede | dawn |


As a verb concede

is .

As a proper noun dawn is

sometimes given to a girl born at that time of day.

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
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 2 , author=Jonathan Jurejko , title=Bolton 1 - 5 Chelsea , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=The visitors arrived at the Reebok Stadium boasting an impressive record of winning their last eight Premier League games there without conceding a goal.}}
  • (cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
  • Synonyms

    (in sports) let in

    dawn

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To begin to brighten with daylight.
  • * Bible, (w) xxviii. 1
  • In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdaleneto see the sepulchre.
  • To start to appear or be realized.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=Although the Celebrity was almost impervious to sarcasm, he was now beginning to exhibit visible signs of uneasiness, the consciousness dawning upon him that his eccentricity was not receiving the ovation it merited.}}
  • To begin to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.
  • * (John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • in dawning youth
  • * (Alexander Pope) (1688-1744)
  • when life awakes, and dawns at every line

    Derived terms

    * dawn on

    See also

    *

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The morning twilight period immediately before sunrise.
  • (countable) The rising of the sun.
  • (uncountable) The time when the sun rises.
  • (uncountable) The beginning.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Yesterday’s fuel , passage=The dawn of the oil age was fairly recent. Although the stuff was used to waterproof boats in the Middle East 6,000 years ago, extracting it in earnest began only in 1859 after an oil strike in Pennsylvania. The first barrels of crude fetched $18 (around $450 at today’s prices).}}

    Synonyms

    * (rising of the sun) break of dawn, dayspring, sunrise * (time when the sun rises) break of dawn, break of day, crack of dawn, daybreak, dayspring, sunrise, sunup * (beginning) beginning, onset, start

    Antonyms

    * dusk

    Hypernyms

    * twilight

    Derived terms

    * crack of dawn * dawn chorus * it is always darkest before the dawn

    See also

    * crepuscular

    Anagrams

    * wand ----