Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb concede

4 senses of concede

Sense 1
concede, profess, confess -- (admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money")
       => admit, acknowledge -- (declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten")

Sense 2
concede, yield, grant -- (be willing to concede; "I grant you this much")
       => agree, hold, concur, concord -- (be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point")

Sense 3
concede, yield, cede, grant -- (give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another)
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 4
concede -- (acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose")
       => surrender, give up -- (give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered")

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