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spelling: verbs ending in sede, ceed and cede

Because the endings sede, ceed and cede sound alike, it is easy to confuse the spellings. The lists below show the spelling to use with different groups of verbs.

Sede: Supersede is the only verb ending in sede.

Ceed: Exceed, proceed and succeed are the only common verbs ending in ceed.

Cede: Verbs ending in cede include the following:

  • accede
  • antecede
  • cede
  • concede
  • intercede
  • precede
  • recede
  • secede