1. [ verb ] make a clean breast of
Synonyms: confess profess

"She confessed that she had taken the money"

Related terms: admit confession professing
2. [ verb ] be willing to concede
Synonyms: grant yield

"I grant you this much..."

Related terms: agree forgive concession
3. [ verb ] give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
Synonyms: yield grant cede
Related terms: give cession
4. [ verb ] acknowledge defeat

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

Related terms: surrender concession
Similar spelling:   conceded