Con·cede v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Conceding.]
1. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question.
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.
v 1: admit, make a clean breast of; "She confessed that she had
taken the money" [syn: profess, confess]
2: be willing to concede; "I grant you this much" [syn: yield,
3: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control
of another [syn: yield, cede, grant]
4: acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough
votes had come in to show that he would lose"