Definitions for: Concede

[v] be willing to concede; "I grant you this much..."
[v] make a clean breast of; "She confessed that she had taken the money"
[v] acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
[v] give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

Webster (1913) Definition: Con*cede", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conceded; p. pr. &
vb. n. Conceding.] [L. concedere, concessum; con- + cedere
to go along, give way, yield: cf. F. conc['e]der. See
1. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede
the point in question. --Boyle.

2. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.

3. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.

We concede that their citizens were those who lived
under different forms. --Burke.

Syn: To grant; allow; admit; yield; surrender.

Con*cede", v. i.
To yield or make concession.

I wished you to concede to America, at a time when she
prayed concession at our feet. --Burke.

Synonyms: cede, confess, grant, grant, profess, yield, yield

See Also: acknowledge, admit, agree, concord, concur, forgive, give, give up, hold, surrender

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