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cede


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cede  \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 
  treaty. 
 
  The  people  must  cede  to  the  government  some  of  their 
  natural  rights.  --Jay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cede 
  v  1:  give  over  surrender  or  relinquish  to  the  physical  control 
  of  another  [syn:  {concede},  {yield},  {grant}] 
  2:  relinquish  possession  or  control  over  "The  squatters  had  to 
  surrender  the  building  after  the  police  moved  in"  [syn:  {surrender}, 
  {deliver},  {give  up}] 




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