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verb (used with object), conceded, conceding.
to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit: He finally conceded that she was right.
to acknowledge (an opponent's victory, score, etc.) before it is officially established: to concede an election before all the votes are counted.
to grant as a right or privilege; yield: to concede a longer vacation for all employees.
verb (used without object), conceded, conceding.
to make concession; yield; admit: She was so persistent that I conceded at last.

1625–35; < Latin concēdere, equivalent to con- con- + cēdere to withdraw, yield, cede

concededly, adverb
conceder, noun
concessible, adjective
preconcede, verb (used with object), preconceded, preconceding.
unconceded, adjective
unconceding, adjective
well-conceded, adjective

1. accede, concede, exceed ; 2. cede, concede, secede, seed.

1. grant.

1. deny. 3. refuse.
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concede (kənˈsiːd)
1.  (when tr, may take a clause as object) to admit or acknowledge (something) as true or correct
2.  to yield or allow (something, such as a right)
3.  (tr) to admit as certain in outcome: to concede an election
[C17: from Latin concēdere, from cēdere to give way, cede]

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Word Origin & History

1630s, from L. concedere "give way, yield," from com-, intensive prefix, + cedere "to go, grant, give way" (see cede). Related: Conceded (pp. adj., 1640s).
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