concede definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To acknowledge, frequently reluctantly, as being real, only, or correct; acknowledge. See Synonyms at recognize.
    • To produce or grant (a privilege or appropriate, as an example).
    • To yield or endure; to surrender; to give.
    • To grant, as a right or privilege; to create concession of.
    • To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to help make a concession: yield: The dropping prospect conceded at nighttime following the polls had closed.
    • To produce or make concession.
  • verb:
    • To produce or endure; to surrender; to give; as, to concede the purpose involved.
    • To give, as the right or privilege; in order to make concession of.
    • To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
    • To yield or make concession.
    • to own a target or point scored against
    • (of a bowler) to own runs scored away from your bowling.
    • acknowledge beat
    • admit (to a wrongdoing)
    • give over; surrender or relinquish to your actual control over another
    • be happy to concede
  • others:
    • To make a concession of; grant as the right or a privilege; produce up; allow: as, the federal government conceded the team to a foreign syndicate.
    • To admit as true, only, or proper; admit; grant; acquiesce in, either by direct assent or by silent acceptance. See concession.
    • To make concession; give a petition, or take a disputed or disputable point; yield; admit.

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