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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
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Circuit Court of Appeals once again, and the outcome of the current case could cost reinsurers millions of dollars and lead to big changes in how ceding companies and reinsurers do business.
Insurance for Insurance Companies An insurance company, called the primary or ceding company, shares portions of its liability with another insurance company, known as a reinsurer
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.
ol) announced today that in connection with its reverse share split in the ratio 10:1 on 26 May 2011, the reverse share split has been settled, with insider Erik Christensen ceding 338 shares in DiaGenic.
Ahdab found in the Patriarch' s ceding power a sign of humbleness in the character of a great man.
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BRITAIN will not contribute directly to a European bail-out of Greece and the move will not involve ceding any powers from Westminster to Brussels, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said.
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Funds withheld are monies a ceding company holds to get credit for non-admitted reinsurance, to reduce credit risk or to retain control over investments.