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concedes, 3rd person singular present; conceded, past participle; conceded, past tense; conceding, present participle;
  1. Admit that something is true or valid after first denying or resisting it
    • - I had to concede that I'd overreacted
    • - that principle now seems to have been conceded
  2. Admit (defeat) in a contest
    • - he conceded defeat
  3. Admit defeat in (a contest)
    • - ready to concede the gold medal
  4. Surrender or yield (something that one possesses)
    • - to concede all the territory he'd won
  5. Grant (a right, privilege, or demand)
    • - their rights to redress of grievances were conceded once more
  6. (in sports) Fail to prevent the scoring of (a goal or point) by an opponent
    • - the coach conceded three safeties rather than kick into the wind
  7. Allow (a lead or advantage) to slip
    • - he took an early lead that he never conceded
  8. Make a concession
    • - Zoie conceded with a grin and went with Jay

  1. admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money"
  2. be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
  3. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  4. acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
  5. (conceding) concession: the act of conceding or yielding
  6. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question; To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of; To admit to be true; to acknowledge; To yield or make concession; (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling
  7. To give an opponent a putt, hole, or match.
  8. To quit the game. Conceding a game immediately causes that player to leave that game and lose that game. See rule 104, "Winning and Losing."
  9. yielding - agreeing despite previously disagreeing
  10. If a player is losing by at least 21 at half or 17 at the beginning of the 4th quarter than they may request to concede to the other player. This will end the game and the player that conceded will recieve a loss and the other person recieves a win.
  11. The admission of truthfulness of something.  To acknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true, just, or proper; admit.
  12. a verbal declaration made to count the golf ball in the golf hole for your opponent as if he had taken the golf shot and made it. Usually declared for very short putts in match play.
  13. when a player lays down their hand and concedes the remainder of the tricks