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Annexed vs Ceded - What's the difference?

annexed | ceded |

As verbs the difference between annexed and ceded

is that annexed is past tense of annex while ceded is past tense of cede.

annexed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (annex)

  • annex

    English

    Alternative forms

    * annexe (UK, Australia, New Zealand)

    Etymology 1

    , from (etyl) (m).

    Noun

    (es)
  • An addition, an extension.
  • An appendix.
  • An addition or extension to a building.
  • An addition to the territory of a country or state, from a neighbouring country or state, normally by military force.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (es)
  • To add something to another thing; to incorporate.
  • The ancient city of Petra was annexed by Rome.
  • *
  • To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.
  • to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt
  • To join; to be united.
  • (Tooke)
    Synonyms
    *
    Derived terms
    * annexable * annexure * annexation * annexational * annexationism * annexationist
    Antonyms
    * separate

    ceded

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cede)
  • ----

    cede

    English

    Verb

    (ced)
  • To give up, give way, give away.
  • Edward decided to cede the province.