"ceding" in the noun sense
1. cession, ceding
the act of ceding
"ceding" in the verb sense
1. concede, yield, cede, grant
give over surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
2. surrender, cede, deliver, give up
relinquish possession or control over
"The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
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