Root of the Week: CED-

Your Roots2Words Root of the Week is CED-:

CED-, which can appear as CEED-, is a root meaning to go, to yield, or to withdraw.
Common CED- words include concede, exceed, procedure, recede, and succeed.
More esoteric CED- words include decedent and procedural.

 
**WORDS TO KNOW**

attest
antecedent
cede
intercede
precedence
secede

 
**EASILY CONFUSED WORDS**

precede (verb) – to go before or in front of; to introduce or preface
proceed (verb) – to move or go forward; to continue or advance

 

**ROOT RELATIONSHIPS**

The root CED– is connected to CES-, which also means to go, to yield, or to withdraw. Many CED- words have CES- forms.

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