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synonyms for secede

  • break with
  • abdicate
  • apostatize
  • leave
  • quit
  • resign
  • retire
  • retract
  • retreat
  • separate
  • withdraw
  • disaffiliate
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antonyms for secede

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  • advance
  • come
  • continue
  • hold
  • join
  • maintain
  • remain
  • stay
  • combine
  • come in
  • unite
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How to use secede in a sentence

The flags honored the date when North Carolina seceded from the Union.
THE CONFEDERACY’S FINAL RESTING PLACEMARC FISHERMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When southern states seceded, causing a Civil War in the United States, these slaveholding tribal members fought with the Confederacy, as others sided with the Union or tried to remain neutral.
MY ANCESTORS WERE ENSLAVED—BUT THEIR FREEDOM CAME AT A PRICE FOR OTHERSALAINA E. ROBERTSAPRIL 14, 2021TIME
The seven states that seceded before Inauguration Day 1861 interpreted that policy position as the first step to abolishing slavery altogether.
POLITICIANS QUOTE ABRAHAM LINCOLN A LOT. HISTORIANS SAY THEY DON'T ALWAYS DO HIS WORDS JUSTICEOLIVIA B. WAXMANFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
Seven states had already seceded from the Union to set up an “alternate” government, as Holzer put it in an interview.
LINCOLN’S FIRST INAUGURATION MET WITH THREATS OF KIDNAPPING, KILLING AND MILITIASMICHAEL RUANEJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He didn’t say where he’s heard anyone float the notion of states seceding, let alone spell out how such a neo-Civil War separation might take place.
SECESSION? RUSH LIMBAUGH FLOATS A STARTLING NOTION — THEN QUICKLY BACKS OFF.PAUL FARHIDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Louisiana may secede, if she choose, form a foreign alliance, and hold the mouth of the Mississippi.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
No one answered to the alleged fear of oppression and tyranny that the State could nullify or secede.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
Quincys declaration contains no assertion of the sovereignty of a State, or right to secede at will.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
Her convention, called for the purpose of considering the matter, voted not to secede.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
For an hour or two he thought that he must gently secede from all private councils with the Prime Minister.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
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