concede
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concede(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to admit)
a. reconocer
I have to concede that your argument is convincing, but I still disagree.Tengo que reconocer que tu argumento es convincente, pero todavía no estoy de acuerdo.
b. admitir
A mature person can concede that they made a mistake.Una persona madura puede admitir que cometió un error.
2. (to surrender)
a. conceder
The citizens don't want to concede their rights because liberty is very important to them.Los ciudadanos no quieren conceder sus derechos porque la libertad es muy importante para ellos.
3. (sport)
a. conceder
The team conceded a goal in the first half.El equipo concedió un gol en el primer tiempo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to admit defeat)
a. ceder
We are not going to concede. We are going to keep fighting.No vamos a ceder. Vamos a seguir luchando.
b. darse por vencido
The losing player conceded and congratulated his opponent.El jugador perdedor se dio por vencido y felicitó a su oponente.
c. admitir la derrota
The candidate conceded when it became clear that he couldn't win.El candidato admitió la derrota cuando quedó claro que no podía ganar.
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concede
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (admit)
a. reconocer, admitir
to concede defeatadmitir la derrota
she was forced to concede that he was rightse vio obligada a reconocer que él tenia razón
2. (grant, allow)
a. conceder
3. (sport)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to concede a goalencajar un gol
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. ceder
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concede [kənˈsiːd]
transitive verb
[+point, argument] reconocer; conceder; [+game, territory] ceder
to concede that admitir que; to concede defeat darse por vencido
intransitive verb
ceder; darse por vencido
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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