verb (used with object), con·ced·ed, con·ced·ing.
verb (used without object), con·ced·ed, con·ced·ing.
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Origin of concede
OTHER WORDS FROM concedecon·ced·er, nouncon·ces·si·ble [kuhn-ses-uh-buhl], /kənˈsɛs ə bəl/, adjectivepre·con·cede, verb (used with object), pre·con·ced·ed, pre·con·ced·ing.un·con·ced·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for concede
Days after sending the tweet — which she concedes was perhaps her most pointed remark on the matter — McClatchy news executives told her she was fired.
It also conceded 16 and is second worst defensively in the league.D.C. United’s Hernán Losada must learn a new league and a new city. He’s up for the challenge.|Steven Goff|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
So much has been said about their center back injury problems but actually they conceded 16 goals in the first eight games of the season.The Premier League Race Is Tight. Which Teams Really Have A Chance?|Chadwick Matlin (email@example.com)|January 15, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
And, as the authors point out, the fact of chaos was not exactly surprising, from pandemic interruptions to a president who has always said he would never concede.
On the occasions Ramsey lines up across from him, Adams will not concede.All great QBs are linked with great receivers. Aaron Rodgers finally has his match in Davante Adams.|Adam Kilgore|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Though Kerzner did concede that being a sock helped with his candor.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even supporters of the no campaign privately concede that having Cameron in town could harm their cause.Anarchy for the U.K.? British Leaders Panicking Over Scottish Vote for Independence|Nico Hines|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But nobody wanted to concede to being a part of the problem.Interpol on the Arrogance of Believing Their Own Myth and Life After Carlos D.|Melissa Leon|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Invading Iraq in 2003 was a mistake (57 percent of Americans concede as much).
It not only motivates parents to concede to the practice, but also not to report incidences when medical issues arise.Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes|Emily Shire|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Imperial Parliament will never concede that right, nor will any Legislature similarly constituted.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
That government seems at present disposed to concede the abolition of that oath to the Catholics of Ireland.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
If you must concede,—the conclusion of the first half,—what will be the nature of your concession?English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Did his fellow-citizens concede to this great miracle, and have they at length acknowledged him?Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
The parents concede the higher position to their children, and the children take it as a matter of right.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts