Definition Of secede


withdraw formally from membership in a federal union, an alliance, or a political or religious organization.

the kingdom of Belgium seceded from the Netherlands in 1830

Example Of secede

  • Before he had even taken the oath of office, several Southern states had seceded .

  • Conversely, a claim of a right to secede from a repressive dictatorship may be regarded as legitimate.

  • Four out of the six provinces on the island of Madagascar have declared their intention to secede and form an independent entity.

  • Guatemala seceded from the resulting federation of the United Provinces of Central America in 1839.

  • He has dramatically warned that if he is impeached a number of provinces will secede from Indonesia.

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