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concede

verb abide by, accede, accept, acquiesce, affirm, agree, agree in principle, allow, arrive at an agreement, assent, be persuaded, come to terms, comply with, concedere, consent, endorse, endure, give in, grant, impart, permit, permittere, profess, recognize, sanction, settle, submit, submit to, succumb, withdraw one's objections, yield
Associated concepts: conceded facts
Foreign phrases: Qui concedit aliquid, concedere videtur et id sine quo concessio est irrita, sine quo res ipsa esse non potuit.He who concedes anything is considered as conceding that without which his concession would be idle, without which the thing itself is worthless.
See also: abandon, acknowledge, agree, allow, assent, authorize, bear, bestow, cede, comply, compromise, confess, confirm, conform, endure, forfeit, give, grant, let, permit, recognize, relinquish, reveal, submit, succumb, suffer, surrender, tolerate, verify, vouchsafe, yield
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Indeed, if by virtue these writers mean the exercise of those cardinal virtues, which like good housewives stay at home, and mind only the business of their own family, I shall very readily concede the point; for so surely do all these contribute and lead to happiness, that I could almost wish, in violation of all the antient and modern sages, to call them rather by the name of wisdom, than by that of virtue; for, with regard to this life, no system, I conceive, was ever wiser than that of the antient Epicureans, who held this wisdom to constitute the chief good; nor foolisher than that of their opposites, those modern epicures, who place all felicity in the abundant gratification of every sensual appetite.
This you alone can do, and I demand it of you as a right which you must not refuse to concede.
Because of this, Friday's match is expected to be a goal fest, with the team that concedes the most goals becoming the vanquished.
The firm have also priced up which Labour minister concedes defeat first, with Peter Mandelson the 13-8 favourite.
But while McDonald concedes Glentoran have a mountain to climb in their bid to win the Gibson Cup, he is refusing to throw in the towel this early in the campaign.
61 MINS: Phil Vickery concedes penalty in a ruck and Flatley converts from 35 metres.
England are among the world's finest defensive teams,and pride themselves on shutting out opposing sides,but Larder concedes that Australia are a hard act to follow.
The fact that the Service eventually loses or even concedes is relevant, but it does not establish that the position was unreasonable; see McIntosh, TC Memo 2001-144, and the authorities cited therein.
Not only does it interview the usual group of Marley's former band members and surviving loved ones, but it also speaks to Jamaican political leaders, and unearths a former CIA agent who concedes America might have had an interest in silencing the reggae icon.
Fast-finisher Hanover Joe will attract plenty of support but he may find the advantage he concedes to Rosie Trade too much.
Midway through this fascinating set of essays, Omer Bartov concedes that "teaching a course on the Holocaust brought me once more face to face with the familiar, yet still jarring realization that neither teachers nor students, nor for that matter anyone who had either experienced it or studied it from some geographical or chronological distance could quite grasp the essence of the Holocaust or make it understandable to others.
Deutsch readily concedes that both Brown and Ford were seeing some kind of movement.