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synonyms for cede

  • capitulate
  • communicate
  • concede
  • give in
  • give up
  • grant
  • hand over
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • sign over
  • transfer
  • waive
  • abdicate
  • accord
  • alien
  • alienate
  • allow
  • convey
  • drop
  • fold
  • leave
  • resign
  • vouchsafe
  • yield
  • abalienate
  • come across with
  • deed
  • fork over
  • make over
  • part with
  • remise
  • throw in the sponge
  • throw in the towel
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antonyms for cede

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  • fight
  • hold
  • keep
  • refuse
  • challenge
  • continue
  • deny
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • maintain
  • oppose
  • reject
  • retain
  • withhold
  • defend
  • gain
  • guard
  • take over
  • win
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How to use cede in a sentence

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.
GOP REACTION TO TROOP DEATHS SHOWS WHAT A REPUBLICAN HOUSE WOULD REALLY MEANGREG SARGENTAUGUST 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Activists said they still want the Taliban held accountable, but the US and coalition allies have ceded some of their leverage as they depart.
WOMEN’S RIGHTS HAVE AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE IN AFGHANISTANJEN KIRBYAUGUST 24, 2021VOX
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.
FEW IMMIGRANTS IN DETENTION HAVE BEEN VACCINATED. THAT NEEDS TO CHANGE.NICOLE NAREAJULY 14, 2021VOX
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.
‘WHATEVER OUR AUDIENCE IS VIBING WITH’: HOW FAZE CLAN DEVELOPS BRAND PARTNERSHIPSSEB JOSEPHJULY 12, 2021DIGIDAY
Booker has also willingly ceded primary control of the offense to Paul, while still finding ways to impact the game at a similar level.
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In ordinary times, Cuomo could cede some control to de Blasio, acknowledging the important role he played in the governing of more than eight million people.
AS SOON AS COVID-19 HIT, CUOMO DOWNPLAYED THE DANGERROSS BARKANJUNE 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
For far too long, publishers have ceded control of identity and their first-party relationships to the browsers or other platforms that have profited and built segments using publisher data collected via the third-party cookie.
HOW PUBLISHERS ARE REBUILDING IDENTITY TO CONTROL THEIR OWN DESTINYLIVERAMPMAY 25, 2021DIGIDAY
The player Laimbeer describes as an “individualist” by nature has ceded center stage.
A’JA WILSON HAD A REBIRTH, LIZ CAMBAGE IS HEALTHY, AND LAS VEGAS IS AMONG THE WNBA FAVORITESROBERT O'CONNELLMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They also complained that the mayor was ceding public property to a largely private development that would impose new economic pressures on low-income neighbors.
INSIDE THE HOUSING SHOWDOWN IN D.C.’S IVY CITY, WHERE KIDS HAVE NO PLACE TO PLAYPAUL SCHWARTZMANMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They treat the women like waitresses begging for tips perhaps not so much out of pure sexism — though certainly that exists — but because they ceded broad rights to a bigger network partner for the sake of the rake-off.
THE FINANCIAL BURDEN ON NCAA SPORTS WEARS WINGTIPS, NOT SNEAKERSSALLY JENKINSAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO CEDE

  • abandon
  • abjure
  • abnegate
  • bag it
  • bail out
  • cede
  • demit
  • drop
  • forgo
  • give up
  • leave
  • leave high and dry
  • leave holding the bag
  • leave in the lurch
  • opt out
  • quit
  • quitclaim
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • resign
  • retire
  • sell out
  • step down
  • surrender
  • vacate
  • waive
  • withdraw
  • yield
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