cede-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: relinquish possession or control over

Commentary: Includes: CEDE OVER

Nature ceded the Missouri to man.
France ceded the territory to the Kingdom of Britain in the Treaty
of Paris.
The Lambs have ceded the most points in the league this season.
My website has a map of what lands were ceded over to the government by the Cherokees.

VerbNet: future_having-13.3
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: cede.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2