Conceding
Concede Con*cede" (k[o^]n*s[=e]d"), 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 {Cede}.] 1. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

2. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of. [1913 Webster]

3. To admit to be true; to acknowledge. [1913 Webster]

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

Syn: To grant; allow; admit; yield; surrender. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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