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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cede

    Abandon is a word of wide signification, applying to persons or things of any kind; abdicate and resign apply to office, authority, or power; cede to territorial possessions; surrender especially to military force, and more generally to any demand, claim, passion, etc. Quit carries an idea of suddenness or abruptness not necessarily implied in abandon, and may not have the same suggestion of finality. The king abdicates his throne, cedes his territory, deserts his followers, renounces his religion, relinquishes his titles, abandons his designs. A cowardly officer deserts his ship; the helpless passengers abandon it. We quit business, give up property, resign office, abandon a habit or a trust. Relinquish commonly implies reluctance; the fainting hand relinquishes its grasp; the creditor relinquishes his claim. Abandon implies previous association with responsibility for or control of; forsake implies previous association with inclination or attachment, real or assumed; a man may abandon or forsake house or friends; he abandons an enterprise; forsakes God. Abandon is applied to both good and evil action; a thief abandons his designs, a man his principles. Forsake, like abandon, may be used either in the favorable or unfavorable sense; desert is always unfavorable, involving a breach of duty, except when used of mere localities; as, "the Deserted Village." While a monarch abdicates, a president or other elected or appointed officer resigns. It was held that James II. abdicated his throne by deserting it.

    Synonyms:
    abandon, abdicate, abjure, cast off, cease, depart from, desert, discontinue, forego, forsake, forswear, give up, leave, quit, recant, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, resign, retire from, retract, surrender, vacate, withdraw from

    Antonyms:
    adopt, advocate, assert, cherish, claim, court, defend, favor, haunt, hold, keep, maintain, occupy, prosecute, protect, pursue, retain, seek, support, undertake, uphold, vindicate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. concede, yield, cede, grantverb

    give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

    Synonyms:
    ease up, grant, give way, pay, deliver, bear, surrender, return, allow, confess, allot, afford, knuckle under, give in, concede, succumb, soften, give, give up, move over, deed over, generate, buckle under, yield, profess, award, render, relent, accord

  2. surrender, cede, deliver, give upverb

    relinquish possession or control over

    "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"

    Synonyms:
    spare, fork up, extradite, rescue, abandon, hand over, forfeit, surrender, dispense with, return, resign, save, fork over, forgo, concede, have, relinquish, throw in, deport, part with, fall by the wayside, redeem, lay off, waive, throw overboard, allow, cease, throw in the towel, give up, grant, discontinue, turn in, birth, stop, render, pitch, deliver, present, yield, chuck up the sponge, renounce, fork out, drop out, free, drive home, drop by the wayside, kick, release, vacate, forego, give birth, quit, bear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cedeverb

    Synonyms:
    surrender, relinquish, yield, abandon, resign, deliver up, give up

  2. cedeverb

    Synonyms:
    grant, convey

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cedeverb

    Synonyms:
    surrender, relinquish, grant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cede":

    ecsl, relinquish, yield, assign, waive

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How to use cede in a sentence?

  1. Senator Tom Cotton:

    I fear London has freed itself from Brussels only to cede sovereignty to Beijing.

  2. Leader McConnell:

    There will be no haggling with the House over The Senate procedure, we will not cede our authority to try this impeachment. The House Democrats' turn is over. The Senate has made The Senate decision.

  3. Paul O'Neill:

    Senator, I started my life in a house without water or electricity. So I don't cede to you the high moral ground of not knowing what life is like in a ditch. to Senator Robert Byrd at a budget hearing

  4. Nurlan Aitmurzayev:

    Ungar Too is ours, we have used this mountain for ages and we will not cede it to anyone, if the government cannot protect our lands, we will do it ourselves.

  5. Simon Creak:

    Up to now, all party general secretaries have been military men and the military is unlikely to cede its influence, changes in personnel will most likely be incremental. In terms of policy, major political reform remains extremely unlikely.


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