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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concede  \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 
  {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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concede  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concede 
  v  1:  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}, 
  {grant}] 
  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" 




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