concede

|kənˈsiːd|

Слушать произношение

Слово Дня - concede - уступать, признавать, допускать, проигрывать, признавать поражение

Description

Admit that something is true or valid after first denying or resisting it.; Admit (defeat) in a contest.; Admit defeat in (a contest); Surrender or yield (something that one possesses); Grant (a right, privilege, or demand); (in sports) fail to prevent the scoring of (a goal or point) by an opponent.; Allow (a lead or advantage) to slip.

Examples

‘I had to concede that I’d overreacted’
‘that principle now seems to have been conceded’
‘He conceded the council accepted that maintenance work at the landfill was a likely contributory cause.’
‘Wheen notes that ‘some scholars have assumed that Marx simply invented the story’ but concedes that ‘it may be true.’’
‘It is true, as I concede in the essay, that money is fungible.’
‘The people of Stromness conceded defeat this week at a second public meeting about the proposed ferry access walkway.’
‘A break of 57 proves decisive and Hendry concedes the match.’
‘I think it’s time to concede the race and throw my support behind other weblogs.’
‘With three ends to go they led 23-13 and won the next end after which their opponents conceded the match.’
‘But in the absence of any evidence, Thune took the high road and conceded the race.’

Translation

уступать, признавать, допускать, проигрывать, признавать поражение

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