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concede -- as in: concede the point
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "Take off your coat," Smerdyakov conceded.
  • He concedes to us that he wanted to murder him, as though to say, you can see for yourselves how truthful I am, so you’ll believe all the sooner that I didn’t murder him.

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  • The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose
  • There are also many modifications of language, which we concede to the poets.
    Aristotle  --  The Poetics of Aristotle

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