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Synonyms for concede

Synonyms for concede

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

to let have as a favor, prerogative, or privilege

to make a concession

Synonyms

to cease opposition

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Synonyms for concede

admit (to a wrongdoing)

be willing to concede

give over

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acknowledge defeat

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References in classic literature ?
The theory of danger from thieves was banished from thought and speech; though so far conceded in formal act that some slight protection was employed.
But they still looked disapproval, and she so far conceded to Mr.
All the dwellers in Starkfield, as in more notable communities, had had troubles enough of their own to make them comparatively indifferent to those of their neighbours; and though all conceded that Ethan Frome's had been beyond the common measure, no one gave me an explanation of the look in his face which, as I persisted in thinking, neither poverty nor physical suffering could have put there.
You come here to make a remarkably modest demand, which you have just stated, and it not being conceded, you will come again.
Vincy's answer consisted chiefly in a demand that Lydgate should insure his life--a demand immediately conceded.
The little old woman thought for a moment and at last conceded that it seemed quite a fair way to arrange the matter.
It seems generally conceded that that race which first reaches a point of evolution which permits them to produce young of their own species and of both sexes must dominate all other creatures.
Since old Waziri's death Tarzan had been directing the warriors in battle, and the temporary command had been tacitly conceded to him.
You may name the little hired boy who lived with the LESTERS," conceded Anne.
Under somewhat similar circumstances, privileged people have been received as passengers, or rather as guests, in her majesty's ships--and what has been conceded on former occasions may, by bare possibility, be conceded now.
He was, after all, but one of a large number of heroes who, throughout the world, devoted their lives to the Revolution; though it must be conceded that he did unusual work, especially in his elaboration and interpretation of working-class philosophy.
I have conceded something on my side, in allowing you to write.
Perhaps I have conceded too much," he then instantly added, fancying that he still saw the glimmerings of an argument through another chink in the discourse.
A homely proverb recognises the existence of a troublesome class of persons who, having an inch conceded them, will take an ell.
Mrs General conceded that high privilege, and here she was.