Cede - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- relinquish possession or control over (syn: deliver, give up, surrender)
Russia ceded Alaska to the U.S. in 1867.
...she reluctantly ceded her position as leader...
Hong Kong was ceded to Britain in 1842.
The island was ceded to the mainland nation by its former owners.
present participle: ceding
past tense: ceded
past participle: ceded