Synonyms for concede
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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes
We allow that which we do not attempt to hinder; we permit that to which we give some express authorization. When this is given verbally it is called permission; when in writing it is commonly called a permit. There are establishments that any one will be allowed to visit without challenge or hindrance; there are others that no one is allowed to visit without a permit from the manager; there are others to which visitors are admitted at specified times, without a formal permit. We allow a child's innocent intrusion; we concede a right; grant a request; consent to a sale of property; permit an inspection of accounts; sanction a marriage; tolerate the rudeness of a well-meaning servant; submit to a surgical operation; yield to a demand or necessity against our wish or will, or yield something under compulsion; as, the sheriff yielded the keys at the muzzle of a revolver, and allowed the mob to enter. Suffer, in the sense of mild concession, is now becoming rare, its place being taken by allow, permit, or tolerate. Compare PERMISSION.
See also synonyms for PROHIBIT.
To allow of (in best recent usage, simply to allow) such an action; allow one in such a course; allow for spending-money.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 3 votes
Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 4 votes
concede, profess, confessverb
admit (to a wrongdoing)
"She confessed that she had taken the money"
concede, yield, grantverb
be willing to concede
"I grant you this much"
ease up, grant, give way, pay, bear, return, allow, confess, allot, afford, knuckle under, give in, succumb, soften, give, move over, deed over, generate, cede, buckle under, yield, profess, award, render, relent, accord
concede, yield, cede, grantverb
give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
ease up, grant, give way, pay, deliver, bear, surrender, return, allow, confess, allot, afford, knuckle under, give in, succumb, soften, give, give up, move over, deed over, generate, cede, buckle under, yield, profess, award, render, relent, accord
"The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
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We will concede to the will of the people that we need to build the country first, but once the country stands on its feet, we will not accept less than a true, total, liberal, democratic (society).
If you're told you're not worth a s**t all your life, after a while you concede to that. White people don't know what that's like.
In a lot of ways Chris and Liam are definitely worlds ahead of me in terms of the entertainment industry and the experience it brings which I’m more than happy to concede to, it’s certainly not a bad thing but there are also things that make it a bit harder for me because of the preconceptions that come along with me being a Hemsworth.
Part of the power of Emerson's individualism is his insistence, at crucial moments, that individualism does not mean isolation or self-sufficiency. This is not a paradox, for it is only the strong individual who can frankly concede the sometimes surprising extent of his own dependence.
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- отстъпвам, признавамBulgarian
- zugestehen, einräumen, zugebenGerman
- ceder, concederSpanish
- luovuttaa, myöntää, tunnustaa, päästääFinnish
- céder, concéder, reconnaître, admettreFrench
- aidichScottish Gaelic
- ויתר, קיבלHebrew
- 認める, 譲歩するJapanese
- godtgjøre, bevilge, innrømme, gi opp, medgi, erkjenne, slippe innNorwegian
- släppa in, avträda, avstå, erkänna, tillstå, ge upp, bevilja, medgeSwedish
- itiraf etmek, taviz vermek, teslim etmek, ödün vermekTurkish
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