What does cede mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concede, yield, cede, grant(verb)

    give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

  2. surrender, cede, deliver, give up(verb)

    relinquish possession or control over

    "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"


  1. cede(Verb)

    To give up, give way, give away.

    Edward decided to cede the province.

  2. Origin: ceder, from cedo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cede(verb)

    to yield or surrender; to give up; to resign; as, to cede a fortress, a province, or country, to another nation, by treaty

  2. Origin: [L. cedere to withdraw, yield; akin to cadere to fall, and to E. chance; cf. F. cder.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cede

    sēd, v.t. to yield or give up to another.—v.i. to give way. [L. cedĕre, cessum, to yield, give up.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cede in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cede in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cede in a Sentence

  1. Ed Markey:

    I'm sure they were not thrilled with ultimately having to cede this.

  2. Bruno Kone:

    The state has decided to definitively cede 24 percent of its 49 percent to Attijariwafa Bank.

  3. Carl Icahn:

    We are extremely pleased that Xerox finally terminated the ill-advised scheme to cede control of the company to Fujifilm.

  4. Nurlan Aitmurzayev:

    Ungar Too is ours, we have used this mountain for ages and we will not cede it to anyone, if the government cannot protect our lands, we will do it ourselves.

  5. Paul O'Neill:

    Senator, I started my life in a house without water or electricity. So I don't cede to you the high moral ground of not knowing what life is like in a ditch. to Senator Robert Byrd at a budget hearing

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