Seceder Se*ced"er, n. 1. One who secedes. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a numerous body of Presbyterians in Scotland who seceded from the communion of the Established Church, about the year 1733, and formed the Secession Church, so called. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • seceder — se ced·er || sɪ sɪːdÉ™(r) n. one who withdraws from an alliance or organization …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seceder — 1) decrees 2) recedes …   Anagrams dictionary

  • seceder — n. Sectary, separatist …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • seceder — se·ced·er …   English syllables

  • seceder — də(r) noun ( s) 1. : one that secedes 2. usually capitalized : a member of the Secession Church of Scotland or any of its daughter churches …   Useful english dictionary

  • secede — seceder, n. /si seed /, v.i., seceded, seceding. to withdraw formally from an alliance, federation, or association, as from a political union, a religious organization, etc. [1695 1705; < L secedere to withdraw. See SE , CEDE] * * * …   Universalium

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