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concede to (someone or something)

To yield to someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "concede" and "to." He's so stubborn that I doubt he'll ever concede to what I want. The candidate called to concede to his opponent after the final vote was announced.
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concede something to someone or something

to yield something to someone or a group; to grant something to someone or something. At midnight, Ronald conceded the election to his opponent.
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concede to someone or something

to yield to someone or a group; to give in to someone or a group. In the end we conceded to the demands of the petition. I will not concede to you.
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When Sunderland concede first away from home, the picture is truly abysmal.
Such misperceptions lead to an impasse, because the union now is willing to concede as low a wage as [W.
I just think we have to be more relentless or more clever in our defending to make sure we don't concede ods silly goals and then obviously do our part with our attacking play when we do get the ball.
Despite the expectation by taxpayer representatives that Pennsylvania would concede the tax liability, the Commonwealth did not, and a hearing in the two cases was held as scheduled.
It is reasonable not to concede adjustments until adequate substantiation is received and the items in question are verified.
30am local time from a room at Nashville's War Memorial Plaza, just moments before he was to publicly concede defeat before a rain-drenched crowd.
But I wasn't going to be forced, as if by order of law, to concede that she was thereby a male, because that's a contradiction of the facts.
This is not disengaged scholarship, and Bartov's essays are informed throughout by his conviction that "if historians, as intellectuals, concede their moral neutrality, then they will finally concede their intellectual, political, and moral irrelevance"; he has only harsh words for "proponents of relativism and indeterminacy" who lack "a commitment to truth and morality.
Medical journals aren't known for humor, as their editors will undoubtedly concede.
Although his view hasn't changed much, he does grudgingly concede that academic research on political action committees is turning up "a consensus about PAC influence.
WASHINGTON -- The American Center for Law and Justice, specializing in constitutional law, said today it is a statistical impossibility for Senator John Kerry to win Ohio and urged the Democratic Presidential candidate to concede.
That we concede like this, that makes me really, really sick," he said after the 2-0 defeat.
Defeated Filipino candidates very rarely concede defeat, and never mere hours after voting had closed.
It's never in my head that we're going to concede as I'm always positive.
They also concede fewer goals without him, averaging 1.