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synonyms for concede

  • accept
  • admit
  • allow
  • capitulate
  • cave in
  • cede
  • confess
  • give up
  • grant
  • hand over
  • quit
  • relinquish
  • surrender
  • yield
  • accord
  • avow
  • award
  • ditto
  • fold
  • own
  • waive
  • bury the hatchet
  • cry uncle
  • fess up
  • go along with
  • go with the flow
  • knuckle under
  • let on
  • own up
  • play ball with
  • say uncle
  • throw in the towel
  • yes one
See also synonyms for: conceded / conceding
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antonyms for concede

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  • defend
  • deny
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • fight
  • hold
  • keep
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • veto
  • win
  • contradict
  • disacknowledge
  • disagree
  • dissent
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How to use concede in a sentence

Days after sending the tweet — which she concedes was perhaps her most pointed remark on the matter — McClatchy news executives told her she was fired.
AN IDAHO NEWSPAPER EDITOR STRUGGLED TO GET EXCEL ACCESS FOR STAFF. AFTER TWEETING ABOUT IT, SHE WAS FIRED.TEO ARMUSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It also conceded 16 and is second worst defensively in the league.
D.C. UNITED’S HERNÁN LOSADA MUST LEARN A NEW LEAGUE AND A NEW CITY. HE’S UP FOR THE CHALLENGE.STEVEN GOFFJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So much has been said about their center back injury problems but actually they conceded 16 goals in the first eight games of the season.
THE PREMIER LEAGUE RACE IS TIGHT. WHICH TEAMS REALLY HAVE A CHANCE?CHADWICK MATLIN (CHADWICK.MATLIN@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 15, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
And, as the authors point out, the fact of chaos was not exactly surprising, from pandemic interruptions to a president who has always said he would never concede.
HOW TO AVOID ANOTHER ELECTION YEAR LIKE 2020JEN KIRBYJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
On the occasions Ramsey lines up across from him, Adams will not concede.
ALL GREAT QBS ARE LINKED WITH GREAT RECEIVERS. AARON RODGERS FINALLY HAS HIS MATCH IN DAVANTE ADAMS.ADAM KILGOREJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After a year like no other — a country wrestling with a deadly pandemic, a president who refused to concede the election, crippling unemployment and food lines — the 2021 inauguration was already going to be unlike any other.
AN INAUGURATION LIKE NO OTHERROXANNE ROBERTSJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He conceded that enforcement was not as stringent as it should have been.
‘YOU’RE NOTHING MORE THAN A PLAGUE RAT’BRODY LEVESQUEJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
If Loeffler somehow makes amends and shows players she cares about their views, she could find a pathway to forgiveness, McCoughtry conceded.
WNBA PLAYERS HELPED OUST KELLY LOEFFLER FROM THE SENATE. WILL SHE LAST IN THE LEAGUE?CANDACE BUCKNERJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Budenholzer’s Bucks decided that while opposing teams might want threes and layups, the Milwaukee defense was only willing to concede threes.
THE BUCKS BUILT THE NBA’S BEST DEFENSE. NOW, OTHER TEAMS ARE COPYING IT.JARED DUBINJANUARY 6, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As Democrats gained in the vote counts late into the night, Republicans indicated that they were not ready to concede.
RAPHAEL WARNOCK WINS GEORGIA RUNOFF ELECTION AGAINST SEN. LOEFFLER, LIFTING DEMOCRATIC HOPES OF CLAIMING SENATE MAJORITYREIS THEBAULT, MICHAEL SCHERER, CLEVE WOOTSONJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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