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Synonyms for concede
kənˈsid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concede, profess, confess(verb)

    admit (to a wrongdoing)

    "She confessed that she had taken the money"

    Synonyms:
    yield, cede, confess, pretend, grant, profess, fink, squeal

  2. concede, yield, grant(verb)

    be willing to concede

    "I grant you this much"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. concede, yield, cede, grant(verb)

    give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. concede(verb)

    acknowledge defeat

    "The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose"

    Synonyms:
    yield, cede, confess, grant, profess

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. concede

    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.

    Synonyms:
    admit, allow, consent to, grant, let, permit, sanction, suffer, tolerate, yield

    Antonyms:
    deny, disallow, disapprove, forbid, protest, refuse, reject, resist, withstand

    Preposition:
    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 Antonyms

  1. concede

    Synonyms:
    surrender, grant, allow, yield, admit, resign

    Antonyms:
    refuse, withhold, deny, contradict, contest, claim, contend

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. concede(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    surrender, yield, give up

  2. concede(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    allow, admit, grant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    admit, grant, recognise, acknowledge, recognize

How to say concede in sign language?

  1. concede

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