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cede

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

cedev. t. [L. cedere to withdraw, yield; akin to cadere to fall, and to E. chance; cf. F. céder.].
     To yield or surrender; to give up; to resign; as, to cede a fortress, a province, or country, to another nation, by treaty.  [1913 Webster]
    "The people must cede to the government some of their natural rights."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cede, v.tr. give up one's rights to or possession of.

Etymology
F c{eacute}der or L cedere yield

THESAURUS

cede

abalienate, abandon, abdicate, abjure, accord, acknowledge defeat, alien, alienate, amortize, assign, barter, beg a truce, bequeath, capitulate, cease, come to terms, concede, confer, consign, convey, cry pax, cry quits, deed, deed over, deliver, demise, desist from, devolve upon, disgorge, dispense with, dispose of, do without, drop, dump, enfeoff, exchange, forgo, forswear, get along without, get rid of, give, give away, give over, give title to, give up, give way, grant, hand, hand down, hand on, hand over, have done with, implore mercy, kiss good-bye, lay down, leave, leave off, make a sacrifice, make over, negotiate, part with, pass, pass on, pass over, pray for quarter, quitclaim, recant, relinquish, remise, render up, renounce, resign, retract, sacrifice, say uncle, sell, settle, settle on, sign away, sign over, spare, surrender, swear off, throw up, trade, transfer, transmit, turn over, turn up, vacate, vouchsafe, waive, yield, yield the palm

ROGET THESAURUS

cede

Submission

VB succumb, submit, yeild, bend, resign, defer to, lay down one's arms, deliver up one's arms, lower colors, haul down colors, strike one's flag, strike colors, surrender, surrender at discretion, cede, capitulate, come to terms, retreat, beat a retreat, draw in one's horns, give way, give round, give in, give up, cave in, suffer judgment by default, bend, bend to one's yoke, bend before the storm, reel back, bend down, knuckle down, knuckle to, knuckle under, knock under, eat dirt, eat the leek, eat humble pie, bite the dust, lick the dust, be at one's feet, fall at one's feet, craven, crouch before, throw oneself at the feet of, swallow the leek, swallow the pill, kiss the rod, turn the other cheek, avaler les couleuvres, gulp down, obey, kneel to, bow to, pay homage to, cringe to, truckle to, bend the neck, bend the knee, kneel, fall on one's knees, bow submission, courtesy, curtsy, kowtow, pocket the affront, make the best of, make a virtue of necessity, grin and abide, grin and bear it, shrug the shoulders, resign oneself, submit with a good grace.

Relinquishment

VB relinquish, give up, abandon, desert, forsake, leave in the lurch, go back on, depart from, secede from, withdraw from, back out of, leave, quit, take leave of, bid a long farewell, vacate, renounce, forego, have done with, drop, disuse, discard, wash one's hands of, drop all idea of, break off, leave off, desist, stop, hold one's hand, stay one's hand, quit one's hold, give over, shut up shop, throw up the game, throw up the cards, give up the point, give up the argument, pass to the order of the day, move to the previous question, relinquish, give up, surrender, yield, cede, let go, let slip, spare, drop, resign, forego, renounce, abandon, expropriate, give away, dispose of, part with, lay aside, lay apart, lay down, lay on the shelf, set aside, put aside, put away, make away with, cast behind, maroon, give notice to quit, give warning, supersede, be rid of, get rid of, be quit of, get quit of, eject, rid oneself of, disburden oneself of, divest oneself of, dispossess oneself of, wash one's hands of, discard, cast off, dismiss, cast away, throw away, pitch away, fling away, cast aside, cast overboard, cast to the dogs, throw aside, throw overboard, throw to the dogs, pitch aside, pitch overboard, pitch to the dogs, fling aside, fling overboard, fling to the dogs, cast to the winds, throw to the winds, sweep to the winds, put away, turn away, sweep away, jettison, reject, quit one's hold, quitclaim.

Giving

VB deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of, hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over, assign dower, present, give away, dispense, dispose of, give out, deal out, dole out, mete out, fork out, squeeze out, pay, render, impart, communicate, concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, cast, spend, give, bestow, confer, grant, accord, award, assign, intrust, consign, vest in, make a present, allow, contribute, subscribe, furnish its quota, invest, endow, settle upon, bequeath, leave, devise, furnish, supply, help, administer to, afford, spare, accommodate with, indulge with, favor with, shower down upon, lavish, pour on, thrust upon, tip, bribe, tickle the palm, grease the palm, offer, sacrifice, immolate.


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