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
Example sentences from the Web for concede
To put that number in perspective, Liverpool conceded just 22 goals during the entire 2018-19 season.Liverpool And Manchester City Look Ordinary. Are They?|Terrence Doyle|November 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
She later conceded that she had not anticipated the struggles that awaited them.Lucille Bridges, who stood by daughter Ruby through school desegregation, dies at 86|Emily Langer|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
One Homeland Security official called it “another Tuesday on the internet,” but conceded there was still cause for concern in the election aftermath.Decrypted: Grayshift raises $47M, Apple bugs under attack, video game maker hacked|Zack Whittaker|November 9, 2020|TechCrunch
Makeshift lineups were largely responsible for conceding seven goals in the final two matches.D.C. United’s first offseason priority: Hiring a coach|Steven Goff|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
“It’s not the most normal time to be doing this,” he easily concedes, yet Fluker remains undaunted.
Democrats are already conceding that the Republicans will likely pick up seats in 2014.John Boehner Risks Social Conservative Wrath to Support Carl DeMaio|Ben Jacobs|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I anticipated, my “bridge proposal” was criticized by both sides for conceding too much to the other.
But after conceding that some gun reforms are OK, pivot back to areas of GOP strength: moral issues, family values.In Town-Hall Meeting, Christie Counters Obama on Guns|Andrew Romano|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The president has been criticized either for doing too little or conceding too much.Lessons From the Fiscal Cliff: the Political Fallout|Robert Shrum|January 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As of last night, Democrats were conceding the estate tax plus the higher exemption on tax rates, which had risen to $450,000.
The government would not act a weak part in conceding the abolition of the oath in the said cases.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
Miss Stuart had the art of granting small favours and of holding out alluring hopes without really conceding anything.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
Yet those Governments were not founded on consent, and there was no compact conceding the right of secession.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Men are more and more feeling the necessity of conceding a validity and objectivity to the concepts of History.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy|W. Tudor Jones
Startling doctrine this to the slobbering vicegerent of God, conceding to the people acts to be revoked at his pleasure.Hugh Miller|William Keith Leask