1. The act of concealing; the state of being concealed.
But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud,
Feed on her damask cheek.
Some dear cause
Will in concealment wrap me up awhile.
2. A place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation.
The cleft tree
Offers its kind concealment to a few.
3. A secret; out of the way knowledge. [Obs.]
Well read in strange concealments.
4. (Law) Suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known. Wharton.
(Con*cede") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Conceding.] [L. concedere,
concessum; con- + cedere to go along, give way, yield: cf. F. concéder. See Cede.]
1. To yield or suffer; to surrender; to grant; as, to concede the point in question. Boyle.
2. To grant, as a right or privilege; to make concession of.
3. To admit to be true; to acknowledge.
We concede that their citizens were those who lived under different forms.
Syn. To grant; allow; admit; yield; surrender.
(Con*cede"), v. i. To yield or make concession.
I wished you to concede to America, at a time when she prayed concession at our feet.