- simple past tense and past participle of concede
- When you are behind by 20 points in a game and simply tell your opponent that you know you can't win, this is an example of a situation where you conceded defeat.
- When you are arguing about something and your opponent convinces you he was right, this is an example of a situation where you conceded the point.
The definition of conceded means that you acknowledge or accepted defeat or that something was true.
- "You are my father," Alex conceded without emotion.
- These terms practically conceded all that the Boers demanded, and were never regarded as anything else than surrender either by the Boers or the loyalists in South Africa.
- Rifled guns with shrapnel shell were considered more than sufficient to make good the slight advantage then conceded to the breech-loader.
- In later times the measure of authority conceded to a pastor as the shepherd of a flock has been much diminished in consequence of the gradual development of democratic feeling in both minister and congregation.
- "Maybe you're right," Adrienne conceded without conviction.