- Present participle of cede.
Variant of cede
transitive verbceded, ceding
- to give up one's rights in; surrender formally
- to transfer the title or ownership of
Origin of cedeFrench céder ; from Classical Latin cedere, to yield, origin, originally , to go, leave ; from an unverified form ce-, directive particle (; from Indo-European an unverified form e-, this one, here) + an unverified form sed-; akin to sedere, sit