(v.) = give over ; give ; hand over ; cede ; yield ; pass over ; sign away ; buckle ; remit ; compromise ; give in ; cave in (to) ; die down ; knuckle under (to) ; let up ; back down (from) ; back off ; budge. 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. Ex: The strong winds have died down as the morning has progressed but it is still gusty at times out on the mountain. Ex: This is what decadence looks like: a frantic coarseness that trashes its own values and then knuckles under swiftly to totalitarianism and brute force. Ex: We can't let up on that just because these are tough times and he's had a very successful campaign. Ex: He became known as a tough guy who wouldn't back down from any fisticuffs. Ex: When she got stressed we would back off until she showed interest again a few weeks later. Ex: Pete was stunned -- he tried reasoning with the woman, but she would not budge. ---- * ceder (ante) = give + way (to) ; bow to ; give + place (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 ; give + place (to). * 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. * ceder un milímetro = cede + a millimeter. * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground ; put + Posesivo + foot down. * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure. * no ceder en lo más mínimo = not budge + (an/one/single) inch ; not budge + (an/one/single) iota. * no ceder (ni) un ápice = not budge + (an/one/single) inch ; not budge + (an/one/single) iota. * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground ; hold + Posesivo + ground.