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'eder. See Cede.]

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.

 

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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.

 

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