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Definition of the verb cede

What does cede mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ceded | ceding | cedes

  1. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Theme]I promised somebody my time
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme]I promised my house (to somebody)
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Recipient]The House allocated more than $1.8 million for the pensions and expenses of former presidents
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] to [Recipient]We offered our paycheck to her

      Verbs of Change of Possession (with the same syntax): advance, allocate, allot, apportion, assign, award, bequeath, concede, extend, grant, guarantee, issue, leave, offer, owe, portion, promise, ration, vote, will, yield.

    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonyms of cede: concede / grant / yield
    • more generic word: give = transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
  2. relinquish possession or control over

Alternative definition of the verb cede


  1. [transitive] To give up, give way, give away.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for cede

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Google previewSafe Interim Storage of Hanford Tank Wastes, Hanford Site, Adams County, Richland County, Washington County, Benton County, and Franklin County (1995)

Environmental Impact Statement

The CEDE is the weighted sum of the committed dose equivalents to each organ and tissue. The intake considered in this document is inhalation. Risk coefficients or factors for chronic exposures to low levels of radiation are derived from data ...

Google previewThe Kreisky Era in Austria

by Günter Bischof, Anton Pelinka

Ambassador Franz Cede is the director of the office of international law in the Austrian Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs. John Haag is an associate professor of history at the University of Georgia in Athens. Otmar Holl is visiting professor of ...

Google previewSound and Sentiment (1990)

Birds, Weeping, Poetics, and Song in Kaluli Expression by Steven Feld

Cede is the sound of the sob, the mussel-shell rattle that taps the floor during gisalo singing and dancing.

Google previewSocial and Behavioral Foundations of Public Health (2010)

by Jeannine Coreil

(PRE- CEDE is an acronym forpredisposing,reinforcing,andenablingconstructs inecosystem diagnosis and evaluation.) The following elements are considered critical to the success of 280 INTERVENTION, METHODS, AND PRACTICE.

Google previewHomer, EIS for the Construction and Operation of Claiborne Enrichment Center (1994)

Environmental Impact Statement

The CEDE is the intemal dose received over 50 years due to a single year's intake of radioactive material. Due to the nature of the material released from the CEC, the external exposure contribution to total dose is a small fraction of the internal ...

Google previewNative America: A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2012)

A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia by Daniel S. Murphree

Mary's has the Miamis cede New Purchase, which includes all of central Indiana ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1915)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

19, Six Nations cede all claims west of Pennsylvania to United States by treaty at Fort Schuyler. . . . . . Oct. 4,1784 Shawnees limited by treaty to lands between the Miami and the Wabash, Cherokees, Choctaws, and Chickasaws by treaty to ...

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Quotes about cede

Therefore, I do not wish to consider any proposition to cede any portion of our tribal holdings to the Great Father. (Sitting Bull)
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Scrabble value of C3E1D2E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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