Definition of Concessive

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to concession.

Derivative terms: Concede
Partainyms: Concession



Definition of Concessive

1. a. Implying concession; as, a concessive conjunction.

Definition of Concessive

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or being a concession; conceding ¹

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Definition of Concessive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concessive

concertos
concerts
concessible
concession
concessionaire
concessionaires
concessional
concessionaries
concessionary
concessioner
concessioners
concessionist
concessions
concessions stand
concessions stands
concessive (current term)
concessively
concessor
concessory
concestor
concestors
concetti
concettism
concettisms
concetto
conch
concha
concha auriculae
concha bullosa
concha nasalis inferior

Literary usage of Concessive

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1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"Ph. 952), / don't know: only I am sure that I haven't told anybody. concessive CLAUSES 526. The concessive idea is rather vague and general, ..."

2. A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1892)
"A concessive clause is one which concedes or admits something, ... concessive clauses take— I. Generally the Indicative in the best prose, when introduced ..."

3. A Practical Introduction to Latin Prose Composition by Thomas Kerchever Arnold (1908)
"Qui—CAUSAL AND concessive. 509. Qui is also used both in a causal and a concessive sense; and in each of these is joined with the subjunctive on the ..."

4. An English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a Treatise by Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner (1874)
"To the hypothetical relation in the widest sentence belongs also the concessive sentence. The concession has the character of a condition granted, ..."

5. A Reference Grammar of Classical Tamil Poetry: 150 B.C.-Pre-Fifth/Sixth by V. S. Rajam (1992)
"The concessive of supposition can be translated as 'even if X ... The action/state indicated by the concessive of supposition precedes and results in its ..."

6. The Mother Tongue by Sarah Louise Arnold, George Lyman Kittredge, John Hays Gardiner (1901)
"CAUSAL AND concessive CLAUSES. 580. An adverbial clause may express Cause. The shepherd fled because he teas afraid of the ..."

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