verb (used with object), ced·ed, ced·ing.
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Origin of cede
OTHER WORDS FROM cedeceder, nounun·ced·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for cede
We cannot watch as America becomes less prosperous and cedes its position to a totalitarian power dedicated to bending the world to its will.
It challenged owners to forge a truer partnership and, perhaps in some situations, cede a few ounces of their control.Deshaun Watson is taking a stand against disingenuous NFL owners. It could change the league.|Jerry Brewer|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Because if we are not serious, the strategy to ever get the Senate control back won’t happen — because you can’t just cede a state to the other side and allow their foundation and their base to be higher each election cycle.The Trailer: How Democrats plan to fight domestic terror|David Weigel|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Ted Lerner, 95, ceded principal ownership to his son, Mark, in 2018.Will the Nationals extend Max Scherzer’s contract? There are a few dynamics at play.|Jesse Dougherty|December 16, 2020|Washington Post
“He was probably a bear with a sore head after that,” she cedes.In Florida, Sprawling Humans Confront the Bears Who Lived There First|Jacqui Goddard|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ross, 18, cedes that whatever his intentions, he did wrong—albeit in a way that amused him.
By ignoring it, however, he cedes the narrative to the Republicans.
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.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
She cedes more willingly to this hector who gives her the illusion of strength, that is of the male's beauty.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
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 Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882|Joseph Wild