In an argument, is there a single term or fallacy for a scenario where someone concedes a debate just for the sake that the opponent wants it conceded that way

For eg: Yes, I agree to what you say because you always want your point to be accepted as true

  • It is for conceding a debate. Edited the body Jul 25 at 11:17
  • There's a similar question asked two days ago.
    – Andrew Leach
    Jul 25 at 11:59
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    I think there is a slight difference as highlighted by my example, so undeleted my question Jul 25 at 12:12

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OK I agree - anything for a quiet life

used for saying that you will let someone do what they want in order to avoid an argument


The closest term I can think of is "Acquiescence". Perhaps a "placatory concession" would also fit.

  • Some references which back up the information you give would help...
    – fev
    Jul 25 at 12:56

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