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cede

yield or formally surrender to another: cede territory
Not to be confused with:
seed – the ovule of a flowering plant; germ or propagative part of anything: seed of a rebellion

cede

 (sēd)
tr.v. ced·ed, ced·ing, cedes
1. To surrender possession of, especially by treaty. See Synonyms at relinquish.
2. To yield; grant: The debater refused to cede the point to her opponent.

[French céder, from Old French, from Latin cēdere; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

cede

(siːd)
vb
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (when: intr, often foll by to) to transfer, make over, or surrender (something, esp territory or legal rights): the lands were ceded by treaty.
2. (tr) to allow or concede (a point in an argument, etc)
[C17: from Latin cēdere to yield, give way]
ˈceder n

cede

(sid)

v.t. ced•ed, ced•ing.
1. to yield or formally surrender to another: to cede territory.
2. to grant or transfer, as by a will.
[1625–35; < Latin cēdere to go, yield]
ced′er, n.
cease, cede - Cease and cede come from Latin cedere, "go away, withdraw."
See also related terms for withdraw.

cede


Past participle: ceded
Gerund: ceding

Imperative
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Present
I cede
you cede
he/she/it cedes
we cede
you cede
they cede
Preterite
I ceded
you ceded
he/she/it ceded
we ceded
you ceded
they ceded
Present Continuous
I am ceding
you are ceding
he/she/it is ceding
we are ceding
you are ceding
they are ceding
Present Perfect
I have ceded
you have ceded
he/she/it has ceded
we have ceded
you have ceded
they have ceded
Past Continuous
I was ceding
you were ceding
he/she/it was ceding
we were ceding
you were ceding
they were ceding
Past Perfect
I had ceded
you had ceded
he/she/it had ceded
we had ceded
you had ceded
they had ceded
Future
I will cede
you will cede
he/she/it will cede
we will cede
you will cede
they will cede
Future Perfect
I will have ceded
you will have ceded
he/she/it will have ceded
we will have ceded
you will have ceded
they will have ceded
Future Continuous
I will be ceding
you will be ceding
he/she/it will be ceding
we will be ceding
you will be ceding
they will be ceding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ceding
you have been ceding
he/she/it has been ceding
we have been ceding
you have been ceding
they have been ceding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ceding
you will have been ceding
he/she/it will have been ceding
we will have been ceding
you will have been ceding
they will have been ceding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ceding
you had been ceding
he/she/it had been ceding
we had been ceding
you had been ceding
they had been ceding
Conditional
I would cede
you would cede
he/she/it would cede
we would cede
you would cede
they would cede
Past Conditional
I would have ceded
you would have ceded
he/she/it would have ceded
we would have ceded
you would have ceded
they would have ceded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cede - give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
2.cede - relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
gift, present, give - give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
yield up - surrender, as a result of pressure or force
sell - give up for a price or reward; "She sold her principles for a successful career"
sign away, sign over - formally assign ownership of; "She signed away her rights"

cede

verb surrender, grant, transfer, abandon, yield, concede, hand over, relinquish, renounce, make over, abdicate The General had promised to cede power by January.

cede

verb
1. To give up a possession, claim, or right:
2. To let (something) go:
3. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document:
Translations

cede

[siːd] VT [+ territory] → ceder (to a) [+ argument] → reconocer, admitir

cede

[ˈsiːd] vt [+ land] → céder

cede

vt territoryabtreten (→ to an +acc); to cede a point in an argumentin einem Punkt or in einer Sache nachgeben

cede

[siːd] vt (territory) → cedere; (argument) → cedere su
References in classic literature ?
And as it is to be appropriated to this use with the consent of the State ceding it; as the State will no doubt provide in the compact for the rights and the consent of the citizens inhabiting it; as the inhabitants will find sufficient inducements of interest to become willing parties to the cession; as they will have had their voice in the election of the government which is to exercise authority over them; as a municipal legislature for local purposes, derived from their own suffrages, will of course be allowed them; and as the authority of the legislature of the State, and of the inhabitants of the ceded part of it, to concur in the cession, will be derived from the whole people of the State in their adoption of the Constitution, every imaginable objection seems to be obviated.
At the peace of 1748 Acadia had been ceded to England.
The prudent Monk -- others would say the generous Monk -- had commuted the donation into a sale, and acknowledged the receipt of the sum of fifteen thousand crowns as the price of the property ceded. The messenger was gone.
In all these instances the husband had practically ceded or sold his unfaithful wife, and the very party which, being in fault, had not the right to contract a fresh marriage, had formed counterfeit, pseudo-matrimonial ties with a self-styled husband.
Unsaleable in the ordinary course of business on account of its noble proportions, it had been ceded to the Professor for a few pence by a marine dealer in the east of London.
Ogg's had now completely ceded to Lucy their hypothetic claims on the admiration of Mr.
The Major's position, as guardian to Georgy, whose possession had been ceded to his grandfather, rendered some meetings between the two gentlemen inevitable; and it was in one of these that old Osborne, a keen man of business, looking into the Major's accounts with his ward and the boy's mother, got a hint, which staggered him very much, and at once pained and pleased him, that it was out of William Dobbin's own pocket that a part of the fund had been supplied upon which the poor widow and the child had subsisted.
After a severe struggle, in which the finest displays of personal intrepidity were exhibited by all the chiefs, the Pawnees were compelled to retire upon the open bottom, closely pressed by the Siouxes, who failed not to seize each foot of ground ceded by their enemies.
The democratically elected parliament overwhelmingly voted to hold a referendum, at which point sovereignty was ceded to the British people.
He said the Ministry of Environment ceded 500ha of land in April, 2003, to more than 1,000 families in five villages in Tuol Pongro commune - Banteay I, Koh Snuol, O'Ampil, Khla Ngoap and Tuol Pongro.
In total, approximately $7.7B of statutory reserves will be ceded to ALRe, supported by a diversified portfolio of assets.
Following reports that a former Oyo State governor, Chief Adebayo Alao Akala on Tuesday released a document which he claimed ceded LAUTECH to Oyo state, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for justice in Osun state, Mr Niyi Owolade has said the document was a mere framework for a political solution to the LAUTECH crisis.