CONCEDE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONCEDE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 v.  admit; yield; give up physical control of another
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Gregor tried to imagine whether something of the sort that had happened to him today could ever happen to the chief clerk too; you had to concede that it was possible.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In I
2  Whether they're right or not, you have to concede that his simplicity and arrogance, however little they show, do weaken his function of guarding the entrance, they are defects in the doorkeeper's character.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
3  I always suppose anything people please, and, besides, you must concede something to diseased minds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil.
4  Well, any one who had beheld his spiritual self would have been obliged to concede that it weakened at that moment.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
5  They are--right pretty, he conceded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIII
6  She conceded Mrs. Mott's demand so violently that for two days she dropped her own campaign.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
7  Honest white men practically conceded the necessity of intelligence murdering ignorance to correct the mistake of the general government, and the race was left to the tender mercies of the solid South.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In IV
8  The world looks on with wonder that we have conceded so much and remain law-abiding under such great outrage and provocation.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
9  He now conceded it to be impossible that he should ever become a hero.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 11
10  I think it will be conceded by my most disputatious reader, that she could hardly have directed an unfortunate boy to do anything in the wide world more difficult to be done under the circumstances.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
11  It had been his own idea to wear that touch of powder, and I had conceded the powder after overcoming the shorts.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
12  That once conceded, I return to my exhortation.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
13  This point had been conceded to the accusation and could no longer be disputed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
14  After a short duration, the permission was most graciously conceded.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  He performed these two social duties for old dignity's sake but conceded nothing further to the conventions which regulate the civic life.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
Example Sentence:
1  Eventually, the chairman was forced to concede and announce his resignation.
2  The Georgian forces defended the capital but were finally obliged to concede.
3  I created you concede the fact that I do not have to love again perfunctory explanation.
4  The firm should concede a significant salary increase to its employees.
5  Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
6  After the First World War Germany conceded a lot of land to her neighbours.
7  He conceded us the right to walk through his land.
8  The government conceded the right to establish independent trade unions.
9  Bess finally conceded that Nancy was right.
10  This dictionary is generally conceded to be the best in China.
11  It is, as some senior officials conceded, a pick 'n' mix approach to policy.
12  Alain Prost finished third and virtually conceded the world championship.
13  He conceded that even with persistence and good fortune, it would take at least two generations for Asia to match European levels of cooperation.