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Webster 1913 Edition


Retrocede

Re′tro-cede

,
Verb.
T.
[Pref.
retro-
+
cede
: cf. F.
rétrocéder
.]
To cede or grant back;
as, to
retrocede
a territory to a former proprietor
.

Re′tro-cede

,
Verb.
I.
[L.
retrocedere
;
retro
backward, back +
cedere
to go. See
Cede
.]
To go back.

Webster 1828 Edition


Retrocede

RETROCE'DE

,
Verb.
T.
[L. retro, back, and cedo, to give.]
To cede or grant back; as, to retrocede a territory to a former proprietor.

Definition 2022


retrocede

retrocede

English

Verb

retrocede (third-person singular simple present retrocedes, present participle retroceding, simple past and past participle retroceded)

  1. (transitive) To grant back.
    to retrocede a territory to a former proprietor
  2. (transitive) To go back.
    • 1994, David F Drake, Reforming the health care market: an interpretive economic history
      Hospitals retrenched in the '30s while the general practitioners retroceded into a bygone era.

Italian

Verb

retrocede

  1. third-person singular present indicative of retrocedere

Anagrams


Latin

Verb

retrōcēde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of retrōcēdō

Portuguese

Verb

retrocede

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

Spanish

Verb

retrocede

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