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Words with "cede" in them

Words with "cede" in them

1. cede--- to give up or transfer Most dictators will do almost anything to avoid ceding power to someone else.

2. concede--- to admit defeat Mitt Romney conceded that Barack Obama won the last presidential election.

3. secede--- to withdraw formally from an organization Mississippi, Florida, and Alabama all seceded from the United States soon after Abraham Lincoln was elected President.

4. precede--- to go before George W. Bush preceded Barack Obama as President of the United States.

5. recede--- to go back His hairline recedes every year.

6. supercede (also spelled supersede)--- to be higher than in power When they conflict, federal laws supercede state laws.

CEDE is a Latin root that means "go," "yield," or "surrender."

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