Sentence Examples

  • You've cut me open and – " "I cede your point," he said, smiling.
  • Napoleon had forced the Portuguese government to cede to him the northernmost arm of the mouth of the Amazon as the southern boundary of French Guiana with a large slice of the unexplored interior westwards.
  • The Habsburg power was, however, in the end too great for him, and he was forced to cede the duchy to Charles V.
  • He now obtained the alliance of the emperor, and forced Odo to cede part of Neustria.
  • On this occasion he refused Napoleon III.'s offer to cede Venetia to Italy, on condition that Italy should abandon the Prussian alliance, and also ref used the Prussian decoration of the Black Eagle because Lamarmora, author of the alliance, was not to receive it.