Cede – Give up (power or territory) Surrender; transfer something willingly to someone else
To remember the definition of the word cede, use the following mnemonic:
The seed (cede) surrendered.
Examples of cede in a sentence
The coach was forced to cede control of the team after he failed a drug test.
Since I can no longer afford to make car payments, I am going to cede ownership of the vehicle back to my lender.
When Matt became ill, he had no choice but to cede control of his company to his daughter.