cede [ sid ] verb transitive FORMAL
to allow someone to take something such as power or land away from you

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.


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  • cède — cède …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • cedé — → CD …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • cede — / sēd/ vt ced·ed, ced·ing 1: to yield or grant usu. by treaty 2: assign transfer 3: to transfer (all or part of one s liability as an insurer under an insurance policy) by reinsurance to another insurer Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • cede — [siːd] verb [transitive] to officially give property, land, or rights to someone else: • He has been forced to cede control of the company. • The airline plans to cede majority ownership to creditors. see also cession * * * cede UK US /siːd/ verb …   Financial and business terms

  • cede — (s[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {ceded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {ceding}.] [L. cedere to withdraw, yield; akin to cadere to fall, and to E. chance; cf. F. c[ e]der.] To yield or surrender; to give up; to resign; as, to cede a fortress, a province, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cédé — cédé, ée (sé dé, dée) part. passé. Des terres cédées à un tel par son père. La place cédée fut aussitôt occupée.    Débiteur cédé, celui dont le créancier cède sa créance à un tiers …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cede — [si:d] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: céder, from Latin cedere to go, withdraw, give up ] formal to give something such as an area of land or a right to a country or person, especially when you are forced to cede sth to sb ▪ Hong Kong… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cede — 1630s, from L. cedere to yield; to give up some right or property, originally to go, proceed, leave, from PIE root *ked to go, yield (Cf. Skt. a sad to go, approach; Avestan apa had turn aside, step aside; Gk. hodos way, hodites wanderer,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • cedê — s. m. Suporte de gravação, de forma circular e geralmente com aproximadamente 12 cm de diâmetro, no qual os sons ou os dados são registrados digitalmente, e cuja leitura se realiza com raio laser em aparelhos eletrônicos apropriados. = CD, DISCO… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • cede — surrender, abandon, waive, resign, yield, *relinquish, leave Analogous words: *grant, concede, award, accord, vouchsafe Contrasted words: withhold, hold, hold back, keep back, retain (see KEEP) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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