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concede - Dictionary definition and meaning for word concede

(verb) admit (to a wrongdoing)
Synonyms : confess , profess
Example Sentence
  • She confessed that she had taken the money

(verb) be willing to concede
Synonyms : grant , yield
Example Sentence
  • I grant you this much

(verb) give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
Synonyms : cede , grant , yield

(verb) acknowledge defeat
Example Sentence
  • The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for concede

Concede = Cede.
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by shootdemup!

sounds like "convince". If you convince someone about something, he admits it.
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by cp.jethani

con+cede---surrender(cede) surrender and accept sth to be true reluctantly
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by vivekimmortal

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pathan CONCEDED many runs in the match!
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by yastej

concede is sounding like kaunsi ,so your friend may ask about a particular girl and u may pretend or not admit and say kaunsi girl
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by jovialgenius

when srishant starts conceding runs he succumbs to or accepts defeat before the pressure put by the batsmen..
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by RajeshBorkar

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