Concede

Definition of Concede

Con`cede´   Pronunciation: kǒn`sēd´
v. t.1.To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
[imp. & p. p. Conceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Conceding.]
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.
v. i.1.To yield or make concession.
I wished you to concede to America, at a time when she prayed concession at our feet.
- Burke.

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abandon, accept, accord, admit everything, admit exceptions, agree provisionally, allow for, assent grudgingly, avow, award, cede, come clean, confess, consider, consider the circumstances, consider the source, cop a plea, discount, disregard, express general agreement, give up, go along with, let on, lift temporarily, make allowance for, not oppose, open up, out with it, own, own up, plead guilty, provide for, recognize, relax, relax the condition, relinquish, resign, set aside, spill, spill it, spit it out, submit, surrender, take account of, take into account, take into consideration, tell all, tell the truth, vouchsafe, waive, warrant, yield
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