Definition of 'concede'
Example sentences containing 'concede'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It is tough to win games when you concede two penalties and get a man sent off! The Sun (2016)In their past five, they average more than five tries a game conceded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He initially conceded defeat but has since rejected the results, alleging voting irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only difference was this time we didn't concede four goals. The Sun (2017)They also kept another clean sheet, maintaining their impressive defensive record of conceding only four goals here in eight matches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As good as the Blues are going forward, they have not conceded in three games. The Sun (2016)He reluctantly concedes defeat, not in food, but on wine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Score four, concede five, you get nowt! The Sun (2016)Then he battled for almost a decade to keep his illegal mock Tudor castle but finally conceded earlier this year and had to demolish the whole thing. The Sun (2016)He said:'If we had conceded at the end it would be the most disappointing moment of my career. The Sun (2016)He had to concede at the end of his term that he had failed to deliver it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He conceded nine fours and a six during this period. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was also their fourth game without conceding. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another six rounds followed before she conceded defeat on a second. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Wasps conceded two within kicking range in that time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The probability of conceding a free kick in the danger zone is reduced. Times, Sunday Times (2013)From the free kick we conceded a goal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Teams who concede more free kicks often do that because they are fouled more and thus embroiled in dirty games. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are gutted to finally concede. The Sun (2010)In the end, he conceded that we could pass. Broken Lives (1993)They have failed to keep a clean sheet in their past ten games and have conceded nine goals in their past four outings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Wall Street has conceded defeat on that one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sixteen goals conceded in 19 games is identical to last term. The Sun (2012)Last summer, he conceded defeat to common sense. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Portsmouth have stunned many people by taking 10 points from their opening four games without conceding a goal. The Sun (2006)I have finally had to concede that this is it now. Times, Sunday Times (2008)AMERICA has finally conceded that small might just be the next big thing on wheels. The Sun (2007)So, does it concede defeat? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Finn proved expensive, conceding more than four runs an over and 13 boundaries in all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many northern Whigs and southern Democrats thought the end result conceded too much to the other section. America Past and Present (1995)But he does, in the end, concede one current admiration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Pulling one back with another penalty - this time converted by the regular taker - they finally conceded a third. The Sun (2010)But while happily conceding all these claims, I should still want to attribute the particular spell of her work to another grace. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
Trends of 'concede'
In Common Usage. concede is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'concede'
British English: concede VERB
If you concede something, you admit, often unwillingly, that it is true or correct.
He finally conceded that she was right.
Definition of concede from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.