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


For this additional consideration the Cherokees release all right to the ceded land, forever.

And ceded on no consideration, for the most part, but that of the general good of the whole.

Mexico ceded to the United States under this agreement the area of an empire!

Ceded to Great Britain in 1815 and given by her in 1864 to Greece.

Trieste and certain portions of the Adriatic seaboard to be ceded to Italy.

The district was ceded to the Company in 1801 by the wazirs of Lucknow.

Hong-Kong is also an island, and was ceded to the British by treaty with the Chinese.

Berar was ceded to the Padishah; Amurath retired from Ahmadnagar.

Besides this, slavery was then actually in the ceded country.

Then a line of Dutch governers, after which the island was ceded to the British.