concede (v.) Look up concede at Dictionary.com
1630s, from Middle French concéder or directly from Latin concedere "give way, yield, go away, depart, retire," figuratively "agree, consent, give precedence," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + cedere "to go, grant, give way" (from PIE root *ked- "to go, yield"). Related: Conceded; conceding.