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 for concede
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concede \Con*cede"\ (k[o^]n*s[=e]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Conceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Conceding.] [L. concedere,
     concessum; con- + cedere to go along, give way, yield: cf. F.
     conc['e]der. See Cede.]
     1. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede
        the point in question. --Boyle.
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     2. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
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     3. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
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              We concede that their citizens were those who lived
              under different forms.                --Burke.
     Syn: To grant; allow; admit; yield; surrender.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concede \Con*cede"\, v. i.
     To yield or make concession.
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           I wished you to concede to America, at a time when she
           prayed concession at our feet.           --Burke.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken
           the money" [syn: concede, profess, confess]
      2: be willing to concede; "I grant you this much" [syn:
         concede, yield, grant]
      3: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of
         another [syn: concede, yield, cede, grant]
      4: acknowledge defeat; "The candidate conceded after enough
         votes had come in to show that he would lose"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "concede":
     abandon, accept, accord, acknowledge, admit, admit everything,
     admit exceptions, agree provisionally, allow, allow for,
     assent grudgingly, avow, award, cede, come clean, confess,
     consider, consider the circumstances, consider the source,
     cop a plea, discount, disregard, express general agreement,
     give up, go along with, grant, let on, lift temporarily,
     make allowance for, not oppose, open up, out with it, own, own up,
     plead guilty, provide for, recognize, relax, relax the condition,
     relinquish, resign, set aside, spill, spill it, spit it out,
     submit, surrender, take account of, take into account,
     take into consideration, tell all, tell the truth, vouchsafe,
     waive, warrant, yield

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