• IPA: /kənˈsiːd/

concede (concedes, present participle conceding; past and past participle conceded)

  1. 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.
  2. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
  3. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
  4. To yield or make concession.
  5. (sports) To have a goal or point scored against
  6. (cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
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  • French: concéder
  • Russian: пропустить

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