what is difference between cede and surrender
Borrowed from Middle French ceder, from Old French ceder, from Latin cēdō (“to yield”), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱyesdʰ- (“to drive away; to go away”).
- IPA(key): /siːd/
- Rhymes: -iːd
- Homophones: sede, seed
cede (third-person singular simple present cedes, present participle ceding, simple past and past participle ceded)
- (transitive) To give up; yield to another.
- (intransitive) To give way.
- cede the field
- IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɛ.de/
- Rhymes: -ɛde
- third-person singular present indicative of cedere
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkeː.de/, [ˈkeːd̪ɛ]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃe.de/, [ˈt͡ʃɛːd̪ɛ]
- second-person singular present active imperative of cēdō
- Hyphenation: ce‧de
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of ceder
- second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of ceder
cede (Cyrillic spelling цеде)
- third-person plural present of cediti
- IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθede/, [ˈθe.ð̞e]
- IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsede/, [ˈse.ð̞e]
- Homophone: sede (Latin America)
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of ceder.
- Informal second-person singular (tú) affirmative imperative form of ceder.
- surrendre (obsolete)
From Old French surrendre, from sur- + rendre (“render”). Noun use is from Anglo-Norman.
- IPA(key): /səˈɹɛndəɹ/
- Rhymes: -ɛndə(ɹ)
surrender (third-person singular simple present surrenders, present participle surrendering, simple past and past participle surrendered)
- (transitive) To give up into the power, control, or possession of another.
- (military, by extension, transitive) To yield (a town, a fortification, etc.) to an enemy.
- (intransitive or reflexive) To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in.
- I surrender!
- (transitive) To give up possession of; to yield; to resign.
- to surrender a right, privilege, or advantage
- (reflexive) To yield (oneself) to an influence, emotion, passion, etc.
- to surrender oneself to grief, to despair, to indolence, or to sleep
- (transitive, intransitive, blackjack) To abandon (one’s hand of cards) and recover half of the initial bet.
- (transitive, insurance) For a policyholder, to voluntarily terminate an insurance contract before the end of its term, usually with the expectation of receiving a surrender value.
- ((transitive) give up into the power, control, or possession of another): hand over, overgive
- ((intransitive) give oneself up into the power of another): strike one’s flag, wave the white flag
surrender (countable and uncountable, plural surrenders)
- An act of surrendering, submission into the possession of another; abandonment, resignation.
- The yielding or delivery of a possession in response to a demand.
- (law, property law) The yielding of the leasehold estate by the lessee to the landlord, so that the tenancy for years merges in the reversion and no longer exists.