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v. con·ced·ed, con·ced·ing, con·cedes
1. To acknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true, just, or proper; admit: conceded that we made a mistake. See Synonyms at acknowledge.
a. To acknowledge or admit (defeat).
b. To acknowledge defeat in: concede an election; concede a chess match.
a. To yield or surrender (something owned or disputed, such as land): conceded the region when signing the treaty.
b. To yield or grant (a privilege or right, for example).
c. Sports To allow (a goal or point, for example) to be scored by the opposing team or player.
To make a concession or acknowledge defeat; yield: The losing candidate conceded after the polls had closed.

[French concéder, from Latin concēdere : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + cēdere, to yield; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

con·ced′ed·ly (-sē′dĭd-lē) adv.
con·ced′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conceding - the act of conceding or yielding
assent, acquiescence - agreement with a statement or proposal to do something; "he gave his assent eagerly"; "a murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
bye, pass - you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent; "he had a bye in the first round"
References in classic literature ?
I insist on your conceding something, on your side, in return.
Telkom Orange goalkeeper Cynthia Onyango is targeting to go the whole of 2018 season without conceding.
The former Liverpool youngster, who has also played for Alfreton in his young career, has been a major part of a Nuneaton defence that has now gone three games without conceding.
CHRIS Coleman said Sunderland let Ipswich off the hook - and sighed that conceding on the stroke of half-time for the second time in five days 'knocks the life out of you'.
We'll certainly not win it this year, the way we are conceding goals.
Now we want to leave the San Paolo without conceding a single goal, that would be a very important sign of strength," Chiellini said.
People will say he has brought in this style, they are playing a certain way and yes it is attractive but look at the goals they are conceding.
The last time they recovered from conceding first to win at home was in May 2016, when they defeated Chelsea under Sam Allardyce's reign.
We have made a habit of conceding an early goal at home and have been looking at why this is happening.
concede more), the firm's expected profit from conceding decreases (because by conceding firms have to pay higher wages).
In 2008, Wales' Grand Slam campaign was based on a water-tight game-plan without the ball, with Warren Gatland's men conceding just two tries in five matches.
Not conceding any goals in the first 45 was good, because they had a lot of possession," he said.