v. 承认; 让步; 认输; 授予（权利、特权）
If you concede something, you admit, often unwillingly, that it is true or correct.
Bess finally conceded that Nancy was right...
'Well,' he conceded, 'I do sometimes mumble a bit.'...
If you concede something to someone, you allow them to have it as a right or privilege.
The government conceded the right to establish independent trade unions...
Facing total defeat in Vietnam, the French subsequently conceded full independence to Laos.
If you concede something, you give it to the person who has been trying to get it from you.
A strike by some ten thousand bank employees has ended after the government conceded some of their demands.
In sport, if you concede goals or points, you are unable to prevent your opponent from scoring them.
They conceded four goals to Leeds United...
Luton conceded a free kick on the edge of the penalty area.
If you concede a game, contest, or argument, you end it by admitting that you can no longer win.
Reiner, 56, has all but conceded the race to his rival...
Alain Prost finished third and virtually conceded the world championship.
If you concede defeat, you accept that you have lost a struggle.
Airtours conceded defeat in its attempt to take control of holiday industry rival Owners Abroad...
He happily conceded the election.
1. admit, make a clean breast of;
2. be willing to concede;
3. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
4. acknowledge defeat;
acknowledge, admit, confess, recognize, concede
Some comrades have asked why we should concede eight Liberated Areas.
The analogy between these events and today's problems is not perfect, as the authors concede.
Miners, after all, concede the need for reform of Australia's convoluted mining tax regime.
He will not concede what anything ails his business.
But they concede that potential customers may find purchases hard to finance.