By ignoring it, however, he cedes the narrative to the Republicans.
Ross, 18, cedes that whatever his intentions, he did wrong—albeit in a way that amused him.
“He was probably a bear with a sore head after that,” she cedes.
The main army of science moves to the conquest of new worlds slowly and surely, nor ever cedes an inch of the territory gained.
Nay, more, for Turkey cedes to England the fruitful and strategic island of Cyprus.
The engineer and the man of projects enter into partnership; Watt cedes two-thirds of his patent to him.
I like it better than I do any book that pre- cedes it, because it touches upon the human.
She cedes more willingly to this hector who gives her the illusion of strength, that is of the male's beauty.
Does not the power that cedes give up all right whatever to that which accepts?
1630s, from French céder or directly from Latin cedere "to yield, give place; to give up some right or property," originally "to go from, proceed, leave," from Proto-Italic *kesd-o- "to go away, avoid," from PIE root *ked- "to go, yield" (cf. Sanskrit sedhati "to drive; chase away;" Avestan apa-had- "turn aside, step aside;" Greek hodos "way," hodites "wanderer, wayfarer;" Old Church Slavonic chodu "a walking, going," choditi "to go"). Related: Ceded; ceding. The sense evolution in Latin is via the notion of "to go away, withdraw, give ground."