concede, profess, confess(verb)
admit (to a wrongdoing)
"She confessed that she had taken the money"
concede, yield, grant(verb)
be willing to concede
"I grant you this much"
concede, yield, cede, grant(verb)
give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
"The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
To yield or make concession.
To have a goal or point scored against
(of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
Origin: conceder, from concedo, from con- + cedo, from ked-.
to yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question
to grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of
to admit to be true; to acknowledge
to yield or make concession
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon-sēd′, v.t. to cede or give up: to quit: to surrender: to admit: to grant.—v.i. to admit or grant.—n. Conced′er. [L. concedĕre, -cessum—con, wholly and cedĕre, to yield.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'concede' in Verbs Frequency: #772
The numerical value of concede in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of concede in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you're told you're not worth a s**t all your life, after a while you concede to that. White people don't know what that's like.
When a battle of wits begins between two people, the smarter of the two will concede knowing that the other person is unable to see any point of view other than their own.
We will concede to the will of the people that we need to build the country first, but once the country stands on its feet, we will not accept less than a true, total, liberal, democratic (society).
Part of the power of Emerson's individualism is his insistence, at crucial moments, that individualism does not mean isolation or self-sufficiency. This is not a paradox, for it is only the strong individual who can frankly concede the sometimes surprising extent of his own dependence.
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- признавам, отстъпвамBulgarian
- zugeben, zugestehen, einräumenGerman
- conceder, cederSpanish
- myöntää, päästää, tunnustaa, luovuttaaFinnish
- céder, concéder, admettre, reconnaîtreFrench
- aidichScottish Gaelic
- ויתר, קיבלHebrew
- 認める, 譲歩するJapanese
- medgi, erkjenne, gi opp, bevilge, slippe inn, innrømme, godtgjøreNorwegian
- avträda, erkänna, ge upp, medge, bevilja, tillstå, släppa in, avståSwedish
- taviz vermek, ödün vermek, itiraf etmek, teslim etmekTurkish
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