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cede (verb), cedes; ceded; ceding
1. To relinquish possession or control over someone or something.
2. To give over; to surrender or to relinquish to the physical control of another person.
3. To surrender or to give up something; such as, land, rights, or power, to another country, group, or person.
4. Etymology: from Latin cedere, "to yield"; originally, "to go, to leave".
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