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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.
If Congress really wants to cede its power of the purse to the president, it will have to pass a constitutional amendment.
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Stock certificates will be sent to each exercising rights holder (or, if the shares are held by CEDE or any other depository or nominee, to CEDE or such other depository or nominee) no later than April 6, 1994.
In addition to generating more premiums to cede to Independence American, opportunities will arise where IHC will prefer to write business through Independence American due to marketing relationships.