Concede vs. Conceed

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  • Concede (verb)

    To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant

    “I have to concede the argument.”

    “He conceded the race once it was clear he could not win.”

    “Kendall conceded defeat once she realized she could not win in a battle of wits.”

  • Concede (verb)

    To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.

  • Concede (verb)

    To admit to be true; to acknowledge.

  • Concede (verb)

    To yield or make concession.

  • Concede (verb)

    To have a goal or point scored against

  • Concede (verb)

    (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one’s bowling.

  • Conceed (verb)

    misspelling of concede

  • Concede (verb)

    admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it

    “I had to concede that I’d overreacted”

    “‘All right then,’ she conceded”

  • Concede (verb)

    admit (defeat) in a match or contest

    “reluctantly, Ellen conceded defeat”

  • Concede (verb)

    admit defeat in (a match or contest)

    “they conceded the match to their opponents”

  • Concede (verb)

    surrender or yield (a possession, right, or privilege)

    “in 475 the emperor conceded the Auvergne to Euric”

  • Concede (verb)

    grant (a right, privilege, or demand)

    “their rights to redress of grievances were conceded once more”

  • Concede (verb)

    (in sport) fail to prevent an opponent scoring (a goal or point)

    “they have conceded only one goal in seven matches”

  • Concede (verb)

    allow (a lead or advantage) to slip

    “he took an early lead which he never conceded”

Oxford Dictionary

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