concede


concede

verb

Definition of CONCEDE

1
to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly <she grudgingly conceded his point>
Synonyms acknowledge, agree, allow, concede, confess, fess (up), grant, own (up to)
Antonyms deny
2
to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) <he conceded as soon as it became clear that he could not win>
Related Words acquiesce; defer
Antonyms resist

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