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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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ceding - the act of ceding
relinquishing, relinquishment - the act of giving up and abandoning a struggle or task etc.
ceding back, recession - the act of ceding back
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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.
the land of the West Saxons), which had now taken first place among the Anglo-Saxon states, stemmed the tide of invasion and by ceding to the
Non-life insurance is the largest category, ceding 30.
The Treasury's ceding of licensing power to regulatory bodies such as CBK and the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) makes Kenya international best practices compliant on supervision of financial institutions.
Ceding all or a portion of the risk to reinsurers would help minimize the effect of abnormal attritional or catastrophic losses, which could threaten a microinsurer's financial stability.
The second issue addresses whether the ceding enterprise should recognize an asset and the assuming enterprise should recognize a liability if the ceding enterprise is entitled to receive a payment from the reinsurer based on experience to dat under the contract (for example, if the ceding enterprise will receive a payment if not future losses occur).
ceding its plan to have nuclear weapons and joining the American-led alliance.
THE CEDING OF POWER: HAS CONGRESS ABDICATED ITS WAR-MAKING POWERS is a call to action for citizens who want to understand how wars are initiated by the U.
And this is just a partial list of negatives that will accrue by ceding just one little part of our sovereignty.
Meanwhile, in an interview prior to the bishops' decision, New Westminster Chancellor George Cadman said that while he respected the work of the task force, he had questions about the issue of ceding authority.
Barak's offers to make unprecedented concessions, including transferring a sizable area of the West Bank and ceding some Jerusalem neighborhoods to the Palestinians, were rebuffed.
In the contest, Israeli voters will decide one key question: whether to continue the process of ceding land for peace.