Definition Of cede


give up (power or territory).

they have had to cede control of the schools to the government

Example Of cede

  • After some toing and froing, the right of the King to grant Monopolies was ceded to Parliament.

  • American mainstream politics and press coverage has ceded the terrain of conviction to the right wing.

  • However, even this is proving hugely controversial with many reluctant to cede power to a centralised Pacific body.

  • If we extend it one more year, they'll have no choice but to cede lands to us in payment.

  • In 1921 the territory was ceded to Poland, of which it continued to form part until 1939.

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