Synonyms and Antonyms of concession
1 the act or practice of each side giving up something in order to reach an agreement <when trying to get a raise in your salary, it's good to know the art of concession> Synonyms accommodation, compromise, give-and-take, negotiation Related Words haggle, horse trade; accord, arrangement, bargain, concurrence, consensus, deal, understanding; agreement, settlement; mediation, treaty
2 an open declaration of something (as a fault or the commission of an offense) about oneself <an abject concession of guilt from the governor is the only thing that will save her political career> Synonyms acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, confession, self-confessionRelated Words self-accusation, self-betrayal, self-revelation; self-incrimination, self-recrimination, self-reproach; affirmation, assertion, avouchment, claim, confirmation, declaration, insistence, profession; allowance; apology, hand-wringing; betrayal, disclosure, divulgence, giveaway, revelation; announcement, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement; blame, fault, responsibility; contriteness, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rueNear Antonyms denial, disallowance, disclaimer, recantation, rejection, renouncement, repudiationAntonyms disavowal, nonadmission
3 something granted as a special favor <a concession to sell their T-shirts at the village fair> Synonyms appanage (also apanage), boon, privilege, honorRelated Words courtesy; claim, entitlement, right; birthright; perquisite, prerogative; charter, grant, patent; exemption, immunity, waiverNear Antonyms burden, duty, obligation, responsibility
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