Definition of secede:
splinter, decentralise, break, decentralize, turn tail, participate, run, hightail it, bunk, scarper, centralise, run away, sliver, take to the woods, develop, democratize, scat, escape, split, politics, lam, break off, devolve, break out, chip off, chip, denationalize, break away, democratise, head for the hills, fly the coop, centralize, come off, deindustrialize.
- "Winning His Way", Charles Carleton Coffin.
As the Federal Government, according to her political faith, had no jurisdiction whatever within the boundaries of States which had chosen to secede, it had not the slightest right to maintain a garrison in Fort Sumter.- "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
- "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.