from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To acknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true, just, or proper; admit. See Synonyms at acknowledge.
- transitive v. To yield or grant (a privilege or right, for example).
- intransitive v. To make a concession: yield: The losing candidate conceded at midnight after the polls had closed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
- v. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
- v. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
- v. To yield or make concession.
- v. To have a goal or point scored against
- v. (of a bowler) to have runs scored off of one's bowling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant.
- transitive v. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
- transitive v. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
- intransitive v. To yield or make concession.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a concession of; grant as a right or a privilege; yield up; allow: as, the government conceded the franchise to a foreign syndicate.
- To admit as true, just, or proper; admit; grant; acquiesce in, either by direct assent or by silent acceptance. See concession.
- To make concession; grant a petition, or accept a disputed or disputable point; yield; admit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. acknowledge defeat
- v. admit (to a wrongdoing)
- v. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
- v. be willing to concede
In some ways, this would be worse for conservatives — unless Congress was also willing to repeal very popular regulations (which even conservatives concede is a non-starter), the result will be the bankruptcy of insurance companies and a paved road to socialized insurance.
David Hollander, also at South Florida, found some of the first plumes of the oil beneath the surface, something that government officials first disputed but now concede is real.
I think the paradox claim you concede is unnecessary.
And barring an independent run by Mr. Bloomberg (which even his most optimistic Wall Street supporters concede is a long shot), the big bankers are planning once again to return to Mr. Obama's side for 2012.
I just always recommend it to those who think she can only play Rachel ... whiiiiiiiiiiiich I concede is kinda true.
If the Republicans/McCain concede that Obama “May be The One,” then I can only conclude that Obama is indeed ready to lead.
The more time she takes to concede is just wasted time at this point.
In fact, each day she fails to concede is another nail in her political coffin.
In other words, your response only works if we all concede from the outset that Kant just can't be right about this.
But one thing you have to concede is that, while the tender may not have been genuine, Mr Mussa's approach to ministerial responsibility is pure, undistilled European Union.