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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To admit. Also: To acknowledge defeat.

Usage examples (33)
  • The chess champion had to concede defeat when the king was finally cornered.
  • I think the paradox claim you concede is unnecessary.
  • The very indifference of meats, which I concede, is the reason why ye should
  • In fact, each day she fails to concede is another nail in her political coffin. for more
Tutoring comment
  • I "concede" (to give up, to agree) that you are right, but do not let your "conceit" (excessive pride or self-admiration) get out of hand as a result.
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