Secede Definition

sĭ-sēd
seceded, secedes, seceding
verb
seceded, secedes, seceding
To withdraw formally from membership in, or association with, a group, organization, etc., esp. a political group.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Secede

  • Latin sēcēdere to withdraw sē- apart s(w)e- in Indo-European roots cēdere to go ked- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin secedere, from se- ("apart") + cedere (“to go").

    From Wiktionary

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