|1.||[ verb ] make a clean breast of|
"She confessed that she had taken the money"
|Related terms:||admit confession professing|
|2.||[ verb ] be willing to concede|
"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|