Definitions for secedesɪˈsid

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  1. secede, splinter, break away(verb)

    withdraw from an organization or communion

    "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"

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  1. secede(Verb)

    To split from or to withdraw from membership of a political union, an alliance or an organisation.

  2. secede(Verb)

    To split or to withdraw one or more constituent entities from membership of a political union, an alliance or an organisation.

  3. Origin: From secedo, from se- ("apart") + cedo.

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  1. Secede(verb)

    to withdraw from fellowship, communion, or association; to separate one's self by a solemn act; to draw off; to retire; especially, to withdraw from a political or religious body

  2. Origin: [L. secedere, secessum; pref se- aside + cedere to go, move. See Cede.]

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