Concessive meaning

kən-sĕs'ĭv
Expressing concession, as the conjunction though.
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Of the nature of or containing a concession.
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Having the character of concession; conceding or tending to concede.
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Expressing concession.

“though” is a concessive conjunction.

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Of, pertaining to, or being a concession; conceding.
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(grammar) A phrase or clause that acts as a concession, such as "even if" or "although".
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Origin of concessive

  • Late Latin concessīvus from Latin concessus past participle of concēdere to concede concede
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition