[ US /kənˈsid/ ]
[ UK /kənsˈiːd/ ]
  1. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  2. acknowledge defeat
    The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose
  3. admit (to a wrongdoing)
    She confessed that she had taken the money
  4. be willing to concede
    I grant you this much
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How To Use concede In A Sentence

  • Pulling one back with another penalty - this time converted by the regular taker - they finally conceded a third. The Sun
  • But Salmond appeared to concede that he had overreacted in his response to the PCC.
  • I concede that seniority should not be the sole criterion.
  • Sadly, I must concede, that it was an understandable response in that milieu.
  • The modern historian sees greater variety than the thesis's defenders wished to concede.
  • After losing this decisive battle, the general was forced to concede.
  • Neither Pislar nor Knittel conceded and the two raced the full 2000 metres with Knittel finally getting the better of Pislar.
  • Liverpool can not afford to concede a goal tonight-and James has yet to keep a clean sheet.
  • He conceded that without such filler and with weep holes, air could come into the building and might affect the heating.
  • Clara looked momentarily disconcerted but wasn't about to concede defeat after upbraiding Nicholas a moment before.
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