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verb (used with object), ced·ed, ced·ing.
to yield or formally surrender to another: to cede territory.
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Origin of cede
First recorded in 1625–35, cede is from the Latin word cēdere “to go, yield”
OTHER WORDS FROM cedeced·er, noun
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How to use cede in a sentence
The iuste man shall floryshe as the palme tre, and shall be multiplyed as the Ceder tre.A Treatise of Schemes and Tropes|Richard Sherry
The number semeth more here than there, for where all the Mountaynes are replenished with Ceder tres, it is a small matter.The pleasant historie of the conquest of the VVeast India, now called new Spayne|Francisco Lpez de Gmara
British Dictionary definitions for cede
/ (siːd) /
(when intr, often foll by to) to transfer, make over, or surrender (something, esp territory or legal rights)the lands were ceded by treaty
(tr) to allow or concede (a point in an argument, etc)
Derived forms of cedeceder, noun
Word Origin for cede
C17: from Latin cēdere to yield, give way
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