What does the word concession mean?

Usage examples for concession

  1. But," he added, as a concession to his feelings, " I reckon to know a white man when I see one!" – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. That would have been a concession and at the same time it would have put the cruise on an economical basis. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. Unexpectedly the proprietor made a substantial concession. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance