Translation: from spanish

to concede defeat

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  • concede defeat — Colonel Morris vowed never to concede defeat Syn: capitulate, give in, give, surrender, yield, give up, submit, raise the white flag; back down, climb down; informal throw in the towel …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • concede defeat — CAPITULATE, give in, surrender, yield, give up, submit, raise the white flag; back down, climb down, throw in the towel. → concede …   Useful english dictionary

  • concede — verb 1 ADMIT STH IS TRUE (T) to admit that something is true or correct although you wish it was not true: You could be right I suppose , Sheila conceded. | concede (that): I concede that he s a good runner, but I still think I can beat him. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • concede — [[t]kənsi͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦♦ concedes, conceding, conceded 1) VERB If you concede something, you admit, often unwillingly, that it is true or correct. [V that] Bess finally conceded that Nancy was right... [V with quote] Well, he conceded, I do… …   English dictionary

  • concede */*/ — UK [kənˈsiːd] / US [kənˈsɪd] verb Word forms concede : present tense I/you/we/they concede he/she/it concedes present participle conceding past tense conceded past participle conceded 1) [transitive] to admit that something is true All right,… …   English dictionary

  • concede — con|cede [ kən sid ] verb ** 1. ) transitive to admit that something is true: concede that: Myers was forced to concede that competition had badly affected profits. All right, Matt conceded, I probably made a mistake. 2. ) intransitive or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • defeat — de|feat1 W3 [dıˈfi:t] n [U and C] 1.) failure to win or succeed ▪ She was a woman who hated to admit defeat . ▪ The Democratic Party candidate has already conceded defeat . defeat in ▪ The socialist party suffered a crushing defeat in the French… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • concede — 01. He was finally obliged to [concede] that he was wrong when the results of the experiment were revealed. 02. She will never [concede] that I am right even if she knows it is true. 03. The government has granted tax [concessions] to new… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • defeat */*/ — I UK [dɪˈfiːt] / US [dɪˈfɪt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms defeat : singular defeat plural defeats failure to win a competition or to succeed in doing something England suffered a 2–0 defeat by Scotland. a humiliating/heavy/crushing… …   English dictionary

  • defeat — de|feat1 [ dı fit ] noun count or uncount ** failure to win a competition or succeed in doing something: Wisconsin suffered a 23 7 defeat by Illinois. admit/accept/concede defeat: a stubborn man who was not prepared to admit defeat a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • concede — verb 1) I had to concede that I d overreacted Syn: admit, acknowledge, accept, allow, grant, recognize, own, confess; agree Ant: deny 2) he conceded the Auvergne to the king Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

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