concede defeat

Definition of concede defeat

  1. :  to admit one has been defeated <They were forced to concede defeat.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to grant as a right or privilege

    :  to accept as true, valid, or accurate

    :  to acknowledge grudgingly or hesitantly

  1. :  destroy

    :  nullify

    :  frustrate

  1. :  frustration by nullification or by prevention of success

    :  destruction

    :  an overthrow especially of an army in battle

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