noun ce·dent \ˈsēdənt\

Definition of cedent



  1. 1 also cedens \ˈsēˌdenz\ ; plural cedents also cedentes :  an assignor of a debt or claim

  2. 2 Scots law :  an assignor of property or claims by a deed of conveyance

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Origin and Etymology of cedent

Latin cedent-, cedens, present participle of cedere to yield

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