Associations to the word «Concede»


CONCEDE, verb. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
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. (sports) To have a goal or point scored against
CONCEDE, verb. (cricket) (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.

Dictionary definition

CONCEDE, verb. Admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money".
CONCEDE, verb. Be willing to concede; "I grant you this much".
CONCEDE, verb. Give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another.
CONCEDE, verb. Acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.