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Noun: conceding  kun'see-ding
  1. The act of conceding or yielding
    - concession, yielding
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"

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

Encyclopedia: Concede