ceder


ceder
v.
1 to hand over.
2 to give up (rendirse) (conceder).
ceder a to give in to
ceder en to give up on
Ricardo cedió su casa a su primo Richard ceded his house to his cousin.
3 to abate.
4 to give way (venirse abajo).
la puerta finalmente cedió the door finally gave way
5 to give, to become loose.
ha cedido el jersey the jersey has gone baggy
6 to decrease in intensity, to abate, to lessen, to subside.
La tormenta eléctrica cedió al fin The thunderstorm abated at last.
7 to yield, to give in, to give way, to cede.
Ricardo cedió ante su insistencia Richard yielded in view of her insistence.
Las vigas cedieron ante el peso The beams yielded to the weight.
8 to demise.
Ricardo cedió su poder por un mes Richard demised his power for a month.
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ceder
verbo transitivo
1 (dar) to cede, give
deberías ceder tu asiento a esa señora anciana you ought to give up your seat to that old lady
cedió sus tierras al Ayuntamiento he gave his land to the city council
2 DEPORTE (balón) to pass
verbo intransitivo
1 (rendirse) to yield (a, to), give way (a, to)
cedió a sus deseos he yielded to her wishes
no cedas don't make any concessions, don't give in
2 (caerse) to fall, give way
cedieron las paredes the walls caved in
3 (disminuir) to diminish, slacken, go down
la fiebre ha cedido his temperature has gone down
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FRASEOLOGÍA
ceder el paso AUTOMÓVIL to give way, US yield
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verb
1) to cede, hand over
2) give in, yield
3) diminish, abate
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1. VT
1) [+ propiedad] to transfer; [+ territorio] to cede frm, hand over

me cedió el asiento — she let me have her seat, she gave up her seat (for me)

cedió los derechos de autor a su familia — she gave up o over the authorial rights to her family

el director ha cedido el puesto a su colaborador — the director has decided to hand over the post to his colleague

ceder la palabra a algn — to give the floor to sb frm, call upon sb to speak

"ceda el paso" — "give way", "yield" (EEUU)

ceder terreno a algn/algo — to give ground to sb/sth

2) (Dep) [+ balón] to pass
2. VI
1) (=transigir) to give in, yield frm

los negociadores tendrán que ceder — the negotiators will have to give way o yield

ceder a algo — to give in to sth, yield to sth

ceder al chantaje — to give in o yield to blackmail

ceder ante algn/algo — to give in to sb/sth, yield to sb/sth

no cederemos a o ante sus amenazas — we will not give in to o yield to his threats

ceder en algo, no ceden en su empeño de ganar la liga — they're not giving in o up in their endeavour to win the league

2) (=disminuir) [viento] to drop, die down; [lluvia] to ease up; [frío] to abate, ease up; [fiebre] to go down; [dolor] to lessen
3) [suelo, viga] to give way, give

el techo cedió y se derrumbó — the roof gave (way) and collapsed

4) (=dar de sí) [zapatos, prenda, elástico] to stretch, give

el tejido ha cedido y me queda ancho — the material has stretched o given and now it's too big for me

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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <derecho> to transfer, assign; <territorio> to cede; <puesto/título> (voluntariamente) to hand over; (obligatoriamente) to give up

me cedió el asiento — he let me have his seat; palabra 3b, paso 1b

b) <balón/pelota> to pass
2) (prestar) <jugador> to loan

me cedieron una casa en el pueblo — they gave o allowed me the use of a house in the village

2.
ceder vi
1) (cejar) to give way

cedieron ante sus amenazas — they gave in to his threats

no cedió ni un ápice — she didn't give o yield an inch

ceder en algo — to give something up

ceder a algo — to give in to something

2) fiebre to go down; dolor to ease; tormenta to ease up; viento to drop
3)
a) muro/puente/cuerda to give way
b) zapatos/muelles to give
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= give over, give, hand over, cede, yield, pass over, sign away, buckle, remit, compromise, give in, cave in (to).
Ex. The old building is now given over to children and young people.
Ex. Visitors would be surprised by the loud creaking and groaning of the presses as the timbers gave and rubbed against each other.
Ex. Eventually, teachers should be able to 'hand the chalk over to the students' and take a back seat.
Ex. We see this most clearly in the United Kingdom right now, as the Westminster government cedes authority both to the European Union and to a new parliament in Scotland.
Ex. She actually had an impulse to go and tell the staff to cast off their chains; she did not, however, yield to it.
Ex. She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
Ex. The article is entitled 'License agreements in lieu of copyright: are we signing away our rights?'.
Ex. The arches of greenhouses buckle under snow loads but the criteria used to study the effects are devised for rectilinear beams.
Ex. The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
Ex. The moment we compromise among ourselves to adopt rules that are incompatible with ideology then I think we are merely providing the necessity before very long to have these changes brought about.
Ex. At first he tried self-treatment by rubbing it with the tail of a cat, but eventually gave in and consulted a local physician.
Ex. It takes more courage to say no and stand up for what's right and is best for them, than it does to cave in to knuckleheads like you two.
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* ceder ante = give + way (to), bow to.
* ceder ante la presión = surrender to + pressure.
* ceder ante la presión de = give in to.
* ceder a una demanda = bow to + demand.
* ceder el paso = give + way (to), yield + the right of way.
* ceder el relevo = pass (on) + the torch, pass (on) + the baton.
* ceder las riendas del poder = hand over + the reins of power.
* ceder + Nombre + a = turn + Nombre + over to.
* ceder terreno = yield + ground, lose + ground.
* no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
* no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
* no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <derecho> to transfer, assign; <territorio> to cede; <puesto/título> (voluntariamente) to hand over; (obligatoriamente) to give up

me cedió el asiento — he let me have his seat; palabra 3b, paso 1b

b) <balón/pelota> to pass
2) (prestar) <jugador> to loan

me cedieron una casa en el pueblo — they gave o allowed me the use of a house in the village

2.
ceder vi
1) (cejar) to give way

cedieron ante sus amenazas — they gave in to his threats

no cedió ni un ápice — she didn't give o yield an inch

ceder en algo — to give something up

ceder a algo — to give in to something

2) fiebre to go down; dolor to ease; tormenta to ease up; viento to drop
3)
a) muro/puente/cuerda to give way
b) zapatos/muelles to give
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ceder (ante)
(v.) = give + way (to), bow to

Ex: But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.

Ex: In connection with that, I think it's the greater part of wisdom in a situation like this to bow to those who know more about the matter than I do.

= give over, give, hand over, cede, yield, pass over, sign away, buckle, remit, compromise, give in, cave in (to).

Ex: The old building is now given over to children and young people.

Ex: Visitors would be surprised by the loud creaking and groaning of the presses as the timbers gave and rubbed against each other.
Ex: Eventually, teachers should be able to 'hand the chalk over to the students' and take a back seat.
Ex: We see this most clearly in the United Kingdom right now, as the Westminster government cedes authority both to the European Union and to a new parliament in Scotland.
Ex: She actually had an impulse to go and tell the staff to cast off their chains; she did not, however, yield to it.
Ex: She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
Ex: The article is entitled 'License agreements in lieu of copyright: are we signing away our rights?'.
Ex: The arches of greenhouses buckle under snow loads but the criteria used to study the effects are devised for rectilinear beams.
Ex: The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
Ex: The moment we compromise among ourselves to adopt rules that are incompatible with ideology then I think we are merely providing the necessity before very long to have these changes brought about.
Ex: At first he tried self-treatment by rubbing it with the tail of a cat, but eventually gave in and consulted a local physician.
Ex: It takes more courage to say no and stand up for what's right and is best for them, than it does to cave in to knuckleheads like you two.
* ceder ante = give + way (to), bow to.
* ceder ante la presión = surrender to + pressure.
* ceder ante la presión de = give in to.
* ceder a una demanda = bow to + demand.
* ceder el paso = give + way (to), yield + the right of way.
* ceder el relevo = pass (on) + the torch, pass (on) + the baton.
* ceder las riendas del poder = hand over + the reins of power.
* ceder + Nombre + a = turn + Nombre + over to.
* ceder terreno = yield + ground, lose + ground.
* no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
* no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
* no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.

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ceder [E1 ]
vt
A
1 (entregar) ‹derecho› to transfer, assign, cede (frml); ‹territorio› to cede, transfer
cedieron las tierras al Estado they transferred the lands to o made the lands over to o ceded the lands to the State
el campeón no quiere ceder su título the champion doesn't want to give up his title
cederá la dirección de la empresa a los empleados he will hand over o transfer the running of the company to the employees
me cedió el asiento he let me have his seat, he gave up his seat for me
palabra, paso1 (↑ paso (1))
2 ‹balón/pelota› to pass
B (prestar)
1 ‹obra› to loan
me cedieron una casa en el pueblo they gave o allowed me the use of a house in the village
2 ‹jugador› to loan
■ ceder
vi
A (cejar) to give way
manténte firme y no cedas stand your ground and don't give way o give in
tuvieron que ceder ante sus amenazas they had to give in to his threats
no cedió ni un ápice she didn't give o yield an inch
ceder EN algo to give sth up
tuvo que ceder en su empeño she had to give up o abandon the undertaking
ceder A algo to give in TO sth
no cedió a la tentación she did not give in to o yield to temptation
B
1 «fiebre» to go down; «dolor» to ease, lessen; «tormenta» to ease up, abate; «viento» to drop, die down, abate; «frío» to abate, ease
2 «valor/divisa» to ease, drift
C
1 «muro/puente/cuerda» (romperse, soltarse) to give way
las tablas cedieron por el peso the boards gave way under the weight
el elástico ya está cediendo the elastic is starting to go o is getting loose
2 «cuero/zapatos/muelles» (dar de sí) to give
me está un poco estrecho, pero ya cederá it's a bit tight but it'll give
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ceder (conjugate ceder) verbo transitivo
1
a)derechoto transfer, assign;

territorioto cede;
puesto/título› (voluntariamente) to hand over;
(a la fuerza) to give up;
ceder el poder to hand over power;

me cedió el asiento he let me have his seat;
See Also→ paso 1b
b)balón/pelotato pass

2 (prestar) ‹jugadorto loan
verbo intransitivo
1 (cejar) to give way;
no cedió ni un ápice she didn't give o yield an inch;

cedió en su empeño she gave up the undertaking;
ceder a algo to give in to sth
2 [fiebre/lluvia/viento] to ease off;
[dolor] to ease
3 [muro/puente/cuerda] to give way;
[zapatos/muelle] to give
ceder
I vtr (voluntariamente) to hand over
ceder la palabra, to give sb the right to speak
(obligatoriamente) to give
ceder el paso, to give way, US to yield
II verbo intransitivo
1 (una cuerda, un cable) to give way
2 (una tormenta, epidemia, etc) to diminish, slacken
3 (transigir) to give in
'ceder' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abdicar
- capitular
- condescender
- plegarse
- residir
- plegar
English:
assign
- back down
- budge
- cave in
- climb down
- compromise
- decentralize
- give
- give in
- give up
- relent
- resist
- sign away
- way
- weaken
- yield
- cede
- climb
- ground
- knuckle
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ceder
vt
1. [traspasar, transferir] to hand over;
las tierras fueron cedidas a los campesinos the land was handed over to the peasants;
el gobierno central cederá a los ayuntamientos el control de la política cultural central government will hand control of cultural policy to the town halls
2. [conceder] to give up;
ceder el paso to give way;
me levanté para ceder mi asiento a una anciana I stood up and gave my seat to an old lady;
el actual campeón cedió dos segundos con respecto al ganador the reigning champion was two seconds slower than the winner
3. [pelota] to pass
vi
1. [venirse abajo] to give way;
la puerta finalmente cedió the door finally gave way;
el suelo del escenario cedió por el peso del decorado the stage floor gave way under the weight of the scenery
2. [rendirse] to give up;
cedió a sus ruegos he gave in to their pleading;
no cederemos a las amenazas we won't give in to threats;
cedió ante las presiones de la comunidad internacional he gave way to international pressure;
no deben ceder a la tentación de tomarse la justicia por su mano they mustn't give in to the temptation to take the law into their own hands;
ceder en to give up on;
cedió en lo esencial he gave in on the important issues
3. [destensarse] to give;
el jersey ha cedido the jersey has gone baggy
4. [disminuir] to abate, to ease up;
por fin cedió la tormenta at last the storm eased up;
la fiebre ha cedido the fever has gone down
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ceder
I v/t give up; (traspasar) transfer, cede;
ceder el paso AUTO yield, Br give way
II v/i
1 give way, yield
2 de viento, lluvia ease off
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ceder vi
1) : to yield, to give way
2) : to diminish, to abate
3) : to give in, to relent
ceder vt
: to cede, to hand over
* * *
ceder vb
1. (rendirse) to give in [pt. gave; pp. given]
se lo pedimos con mucha educación, pero no cedió we asked him very nicely, but he wouldn't give in
cedió a mis peticiones she gave in to my requests
2. (romperse) to give way
las vigas han cedido por un exceso de carga the beams have given way due to excess weight
3. (dejar) to give up
un joven le cedió su asiento a mi madre a young man gave up his seat to my mother
4. (intensidad, fuerza) to die down
no salimos hasta que cedió la tromenta we didn't go out until the storm had died down
la fiebre cedió his temperature went down
ceder el paso to give way

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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