cede (something) to (someone)

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cede (something) to (someone)

To yield or give a tract of land to someone. We were shocked to learn that grandma had ceded all of her land to us in her will.
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cede something to someone

to grant a parcel of land to someone. We refuse to cede that land to you. They ceded the land to the city for a park.
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When Pakistan refused to cede to US demand of using drones in Quetta, its desire to deliver a hard punch heightened but has restrained itself for it knows that Pakistan has a secret weapon which is devastating.
In addition, our primary customers are required under our treaties to retain significant exposure to each credit they cede to us, and as can be seen in our new mortgage and CDO exposure listings, we have generally been ceded only small portions of each credit.