secede from

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secede from something

to withdraw from something. Which was the first state to secede from the Union? We do not want to secede from the organization, but we will if we must.
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Some felt it was treasonous to secede from England, but those 'traitors' became our country's greatest patriots.
Sunday was the last day for Texas' petition to secede from the union to gather 25,000 digital signatures, the number needed to warrant a response from the White House.
If a people cannot secede from an oppressive government, they cannot truly be considered free," Paul wrote.
At the same time that many Texans are looking to secede from the U.
Al Baidh was the second most powerful man after Saleh in unified Yemen until 1994 when he left for Oman after he failed to secede from the north through forceful means.
There is no sensible and rational government in East Timor, now or in the future, as there is none anywhere in the world, that could tell the Acehnese and the Papuans that we support their right to secede from Indonesia.
While there has been talk that the eight parishes might secede from the diocese and try to retain their buildings and properties, the diocese's position is that it owns parish properties and buildings.
Baker's reading of the resulting chaos as the islanders try to secede from the state is wonderful.
Declared the court, "Although the members of a local church may secede from a hierarchical system, they cannot secede and take the church property with them.
Since Proposition 22 passed, I'm helping West Hollywood secede from California.
she could not submit to the consequences, and therefore, to avoid her fate, will secede from the Union.
In the July/August article "Newspaper Monopoly," we erroneously reported about a drive to have the San Fernando Valley secede from Los Angeles County.
WASHINGTON -- Today, UNITE HERE's General Executive Board met to address the attempt by a splinter group to secede from the union.
On last night's episode of The Daily Show, correspondent Jessica Williams talked to a handful of Texans, include a former Republican candidate for governor, who want to secede from the "oppressive" U.