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Still another possibility might be to look at why Congress so readily ceded so much warmaking authority to presidents throughout that period, a failure that goes back decades but had particularly terrible results during the global war on terrorism.

Activists said they still want the Taliban held accountable, but the US and coalition allies have ceded some of their leverage as they depart.

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Until recently, the agency has used that as an excuse to cede responsibility to state and local authorities to vaccinate immigrants in its custody, as opposed to running its own vaccination campaign.

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Normally, this means a brand having to cede some control over to Cooperman and his team so that whatever is done rings true to Faze Clan followers.

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Booker has also willingly ceded primary control of the offense to Paul, while still finding ways to impact the game at a similar level.

The Red Devils, to their credit, stayed resilient, but Argentina, now ahead, was determined not to cede an inch.

This king chose to disappear in the mountains permanently rather than cede to a colonial power.

There was a tendency to cede too much of our democracy to these leaders, elected or not, and trust them to do the right thing.

We cannot cede to other nations the technology that will power new jobs and new industries – we must claim its promise.

And if they don't act quickly, they might cede this ground to the Democrats for the next generation.

Belgium, however, now refused to accede to the arrangement, by resolving not to cede Luxembourg.

Determined to give France no commercial advantage, he refused to cede either Senegal or Goree.

The patricians were willing to cede nothing to the Gracchi, and they were decimated by Marius.

Apparently there was an absence of preparation, of specific orders from high sources in the event of having to cede ground.

By this treaty the Chippewas cede four miles square, reserving the right of a place to fish at the rapids, perpetually.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cede, such as: capitulate, communicate, concede, give in, give in/give up, and grant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.