cede to

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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References in classic literature ?
Nothing is more certain than the indispensable necessity of government, and it is equally undeniable, that whenever and however it is instituted, the people must cede to it some of their natural rights in order to vest it with requisite powers.
The transaction will help CeDe to continue with the expansion of its geographic presence and product offerings.
The lawmakers clearly were not willing to cede to the president their authority over spending on such programs.