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One is that an ancestral gene ceded its function to a new gene.

We also recognize outgoing President Joseph Kabila’s commitment to becoming the first President in DRC history to cede power peacefully through an electoral process.

This could be the byproduct of a number of factors — rugby-style kicking, improved hang time and directional punting, among them — and a rise in skill and strategy may have led to returners either not having the opportunity or ceding it.

The additions of Rob Gronkowski and Brown show the Bucs have ceded at least some organizational control to Brady.

When you ban all political advertisers what you’ve done is you have ceded the platform to the largest pages and accounts on that platform.

He later apologized for the error, and ceded control of his Twitter handle to his company, Katalyst Media (although not for long).

Impossible plot machinations have been ceded to Machiavelli and the Italian states.

The left has been ceded a monopoly on caring about black people, and monopolies are dangerous.

A bloody conflict ended in a cease-fire that ceded to the militants the right to institute Sharia law in the Swat area.

As part of that deal, it effectively ceded control to Damascus over as much of Lebanon as it wanted.

It was a direct lie to tell the Austrian commander that an armistice had been arranged and the bridge ceded to the French.

The war, conducted by him with so much vigor, terminated in a peace, by which Canada was ceded to England.

Had the reverse taken place,had the island been ceded to France,let me ask, what would have been the consequence?

This band formerly owned and ceded the south banks of the Arkansas from its mouth as high as the Canadian fork.

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


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ceded, such as: relinquish, hand over, waive, grant, transfer, and renounce.

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