v. admit; yield; give up physical control of another
Despite all the evidence Monica had assembled, Mark refused to concede that she was right.
Sentence in Classic:
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 Context
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 Context
Joe was for being a hermit, and living on crusts in a remote cave, and dying, some time, of cold and want and grief; but after listening to Tom, he conceded that there were some conspicuous advantages about a life of crime, and so he consented to be a pirate.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
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 Context
For we see that many more princes have lost their lives and states through these than in open warfare; power to wage open war upon a prince being conceded to few, whereas power to conspire against him is denied to none.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
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 Context
It would be conceding too much to allow you to put on a mask to aid you in the discovery of our secret, and then to remove it that you may ruin those who have confided in you.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context