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Meaning of CEDE

Pronunciation:  seed

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
  2. [v]  give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

CEDE is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: concede, deliver, give up, grant, surrender, yield
 See Also: gift, give, present, sell, sign away, sign over, yield up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cede\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ceded}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Ceding}.] [L. cedere to withdraw, yield; akin to cadere to
fall, and to E. chance; cf. F. c['e]der.]
To yield or surrender; to give up; to resign; as, to cede a
fortress, a province, or country, to another nation, by

      The people must cede to the government some of their
      natural rights.                          --Jay.

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