—v.t. 1. to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit: He finally conceded that she was right. 2. to acknowledge (an opponent's victory, score, etc.) before it is officially established: to concede an election before all the votes are counted. 3. to grant as a right or privilege; yield: to concede a longer vacation for all employees.
—v.i. to make concession; yield; admit: She was so persistent that I conceded at last.