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To yield up; to assign; to grant; to surrender; to withdraw. Generally used to designate the transfer of territory from one government to another.


verb abalienate, abandon, abdicate, abjure, accede, alienate, assign, bequeath, concede, concedere, conner, consign, convey, deed, deliver, devolve, dismiss, donate, give, give away, give up, give up claim to, grant, part with, quitclaim, release, relinquish, remise, render, renounce, reeounce claim to, resign, sign away, submit, succumb, surrender, tender, transfer, transmit, turn over, vouchsafe, yield
Associated concepts: cede jurisdiction, cede territory
See also: abandon, advance, attorn, bequeath, bestow, concede, confer, contribute, convey, defer, devolve, disown, forfeit, give, grant, offer, pass, relinquish, remise, resign, submit, supply, surrender, tender, transfer, transmit, yield

TO CEDE, civil law. To assign; to transfer; as, France ceded Louisiana to the United States.

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To compensate the Hopis for their loss of use of the property, the agreement pays the Hopi Tribe $15 million of federal funds and cedes it roughly half a million acres of state, federal, and private land in Arizona.
Country: SwedenSector: Motor Vehicles, Machinery/EngineeringTarget: CeDe Group ABBuyer: Goran Bredinger, Hakan Johannesson, Fouriertransform ABType: LBO, Stakebuilding, MBOStatus: Agreed
The Arabs have warned that if Netanyahu goes through with many of his pledges, including new Jewish settlement in occupied territories and a refusal to cede the Golan Heights, he would undermine the political process toward peace begun by the outgoing Labor government.
If Congress really wants to cede its power of the purse to the president, it will have to pass a constitutional amendment.
Under the above stop-loss example where $100 million of NBC losses from terrorism and $100 million of losses from natural peril are ceded, the company would cede $90 million of premium for a $200 million recovery and thereby obtain $110 million of underwriting benefit.
Best anticipates that Hiscox Guernsey will cede a substantial proportion of its gross written premiums during 2006, with the greater part placed with Hiscox Bermuda.
22 December 2015 - Sweden-based door opening solutions specialist Assa Abloy (STO: ASSAB) has signed an agreement to acquire the Swiss sensor technology company Cedes, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 22, 2015-Assa Abloy Agrees to Buy Swiss Sensor Technology Firm Cedes
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-December 21, 2015-ASSA ABLOY announces acquisition of CEDES in Switzerland