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concede meaning

EN[kənˈsiːd] [-iːd]
FR concède

    Definition of concede in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGconcedesPRconcedingPT, PPconcededPREcon-
    1. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
      1. He conceded the race once it was clear he could not win.
      2. Kendall conceded defeat once she realized she could not win in a battle of wits.
    2. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
      1. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
        1. To yield or make concession.
          1. (sports) To have a goal or point scored against.
            1. The visitors arrived at the Reebok Stadium boasting an impressive record of winning their last eight Premier League games there without conceding a goal.
          2. (cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
          3. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Van Persie skied a penalty, conceded by Gary Caldwell who was sent off, and also hit the post before scoring his third with a shot at the near post.
              • Kendall conceded defeat once she realized she could not win in a battle of wits.
              • The visitors arrived at the Reebok Stadium boasting an impressive record of winning their last eight Premier League games there without conceding a goal.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Verbs
            Related Links:
            1. en conceded
            2. en conceder
            3. en concedes
            4. en conceders
            5. en concedest
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            Grammatically, this word "concede" is a verb.
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