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cede

cede

 
 
pronunciation:
sid
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: ceded, cedes, ceding
definition: to give up or surrender, esp. formally.
The vanquished nation ceded some territory to the victors.
synonyms:
renounce, surrender
similar words:
forsake, give away, grant, relinquish, waive, yield
derivation: ceder (n.)
Word Parts
The word cede contains the following part:
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield