concedeverbuk /kənˈsiːd/ us /kənˈsiːd/
concede verb (ADMIT)
- She conceded defeat well before all the votes had been counted.
- Hysen handled the ball and conceded the penalty that gave Manchester United the lead.
- Clinton conceded, "We bit off more than we could chew in our original healthcare reform proposals."
- He conceded that he had been a little harsh.
- Reluctantly she conceded that their idea was better.
concede verb (GIVE AWAY)