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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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At the heart of the issue is alien reinsurers' alleged concern over the liquidity and capacity constraints generated by requirements to post collateral on losses ceded to them by their clients, particularly immediately following a significant insured event.