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Verb: concede  kun'seed
  1. Admit (to a wrongdoing)
    "She conceded that she had taken the money";
    - profess, confess
     
  2. Be willing to admit or forced to agree
    "I concede you this much";
    - yield, grant
     
  3. Give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
    - yield, cede, grant
     
  4. Acknowledge defeat
    "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"

Derived forms: conceded, concedes, conceding

Type of: acknowledge, admit, agree, concord, concur, give, give up, hold, surrender

Encyclopedia: Concede