conceding conceding  /kən ˈsi dɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of conceding or yielding



  1. Kenny Miller double fuels Whitecaps comeback

    The Scottish designated player earned his dough on Saturday, scoring twice and earning a penalty as the Whitecaps came from behind after conceding two early goals.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Sports

  2. ANOTHER VIEW: Surveillance is needed as is trust in how it's used

    Obama has evolved on this issue, conceding he entered the White House 'with a healthy skepticism about some of these programs.'
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Westerly Sun

  3. GOP Not Backing Down on Border Security in Immigration Bill

    Despite publicly rallying around an aggressive plan from Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, to secure the border, Republicans are privately conceding that staunch Democratic opposition means it likely doesn’t have the votes to pass.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News


  1. "The funny thing is, we talk about, you know, don't concede early," Bocanegra said. "And man, it's been our trademark lately, conceding early."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Carlos Bocanegra Source: The Associated Press

  2. "The key to Uruguay's improvement (at the end of the game) was South Korea's goal. We stopped thinking about not conceding a goal," Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said. "Luckily, Suarez scored a spectacular goal that gave us victory."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: The Associated Press

  3. "It's a special night for me, I couldn't be any prouder," added Herbert, whose side play Italy on Sunday. "I thought the opening game was a good chance to get something and I would have been disappointed with a loss after conceding a goal...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Ricki Herbert Source: BBC Sport

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