: to yield or grant typically by treaty
Examples of CEDE
- Russia ceded Alaska to the U.S. in 1867.
- <she reluctantly ceded her position as leader>
Origin of CEDE
French or Latin; French céder,
from Latin cedere
to go, withdraw, yield
First Known Use: 1749
Related to CEDE
- surrender, cough up, deliver, give up, hand over, lay down, relinquish, render, turn in, turn over, yield
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