Sold vs Ceded - What's the difference?

sold | ceded |


As a noun sold

is income of a soldier, conscripts in military or other national service, and certain other professions.

As a verb ceded is

(cede).

sold

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(head)
  • (sell)
  • Derived terms
    * oversold

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) solde. See soldier, and compare sou.

    Noun

  • (obsolete) solary; military pay
  • (Spenser)
    (Webster 1913)

    ceded

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cede)
  • ----

    cede

    English

    Verb

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