cede vs surrender what difference

what is difference between cede and surrender

English

Etymology

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).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siːd/
  • Rhymes: -iːd
  • Homophones: sede, seed

Verb

cede (third-person singular simple present cedes, present participle ceding, simple past and past participle ceded)

  1. (transitive) To give up; yield to another.
  2. (intransitive) To give way.

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • cede the field

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • dece

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɛ.de/
  • Rhymes: -ɛde

Verb

cede

  1. third-person singular present indicative of cedere

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkeː.de/, [ˈkeːd̪ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃe.de/, [ˈt͡ʃɛːd̪ɛ]

Verb

cēde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cēdō

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ce‧de

Verb

cede

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of ceder
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of ceder

Serbo-Croatian

Verb

cede (Cyrillic spelling цеде)

  1. third-person plural present of cediti

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθede/, [ˈθe.ð̞e]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsede/, [ˈse.ð̞e]
  • Homophone: sede (Latin America)

Verb

cede

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of ceder.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ceder.


English

Alternative forms

  • surrendre (obsolete)

Etymology

From Old French surrendre, from sur- + rendre (render). Noun use is from Anglo-Norman.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /səˈɹɛndəɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛndə(ɹ)

Verb

surrender (third-person singular simple present surrenders, present participle surrendering, simple past and past participle surrendered)

  1. (transitive) To give up into the power, control, or possession of another.
  2. (military, by extension, transitive) To yield (a town, a fortification, etc.) to an enemy.
  3. (intransitive or reflexive) To give oneself up into the power of another, especially as a prisoner; to submit or give in.
    I surrender!
  4. (transitive) To give up possession of; to yield; to resign.
    to surrender a right, privilege, or advantage
  5. (reflexive) To yield (oneself) to an influence, emotion, passion, etc.
    to surrender oneself to grief, to despair, to indolence, or to sleep
  6. (transitive, intransitive, blackjack) To abandon (one’s hand of cards) and recover half of the initial bet.
  7. (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.

Synonyms

  • ((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

Translations

Noun

surrender (countable and uncountable, plural surrenders)

  1. An act of surrendering, submission into the possession of another; abandonment, resignation.
  2. The yielding or delivery of a possession in response to a demand.
  3. (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.

Synonyms

  • capitulation

Translations

Anagrams

  • surrendre

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