Definition: to give up or hand over
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): give in, yield
Antonym(s): maintain, keep
1. When the general realized he couldn’t win the battle, he decided to cede the land to the invading forces.
2. Rather than cede my fortune to robbers, I will fight until my last breath.
3. If Jim accepts a plea bargain to avoid the death sentence, he will cede his right to appeal and willingly accept the court’s decision.