cede (something) to (someone)(redirected from ceded to them)
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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