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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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The federal government would pay the Hopi Tribe $15 million and cede it roughly half a million acres referred to as the C.
Beat De Coi, CEDES chairman and founder, said: "For 20 years, we have specialized in developing innovative optical sensor technologies for a wide range of applications including industrial safety and automation markets.
In addition to generating more premiums to cede to Independence American, opportunities will arise where IHC will prefer to write business through Independence American due to marketing relationships.
AVMIC currently cedes 80% of its risk to Alfa Mutual Fire Insurance Company under this agreement.
was lowered to A+ (Superior) and also removed from under review as it now cedes all of its specialty business via 100% quota share to Gulf.
s (FSA) use of layered loss reinsurance, in which it cedes a disproportionately larger share of the highest risk tranches of asset- and mortgage-backed transactions, and Ambac Assurance Corp.
The rating reflects WIA and WIAU's membership in the XL America Group and XL America management's recently established quota share treaty that cedes 100% of all future WIAU business to WIA.