Synonyms and Antonyms of concede
1 to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly she grudgingly conceded his point Synonyms acknowledge, agree, allow, admit, confess, fess (up), grant, own (up to)Related Words disburden, unburden, unload; affirm, avow, confirm, profess; accept, recognize, yield; announce, break, broadcast, communicate, declare, disclose, divulge, impart, proclaim, publish, reveal, spill, tell, unveil; betray, blab, expose, give away, inform, leak, rat, squeal, talk, tattle, tip (off), warn, wise (up); breathe, say, whisperNear Antonyms disallow, disavow, disclaim, disown; contradict, dispute, gainsay, negate, negative; rebut, refute, reject, repudiate; conceal, cover (up), hide, obscure, veil; kid (oneself)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 Synonyms blink, bow, budge, capitulate, yield, give in, knuckle under, quit, relent, submit, succumb, surrenderRelated Words acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms resist
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