Definition of Accede

1. Verb. Yield to another's wish or opinion. "The government bowed to the military pressure"




2. Verb. Take on duties or office. "Accede to the throne"
Exact synonyms: Enter
Specialized synonyms: Ascend
Generic synonyms: Take Office, Come After, Follow, Succeed
Derivative terms: Accession

3. Verb. To agree or express agreement. "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
Exact synonyms: Acquiesce, Assent
Generic synonyms: Agree
Specialized synonyms: Connive
Derivative terms: Accession, Acquiescence, Acquiescence, Acquiescent, Assent, Assenter, Assentient
Antonyms: Dissent

Definition of Accede

1. v. i. To approach; to come forward; -- opposed to recede.

Definition of Accede

1. Verb. (context: archaic intransitive) To approach; to arrive, to come forward. (defdate 15th-19th c.) ¹

2. Verb. (context: intransitive now rare) To give one's adhesion; to join up with (a group etc); to become part of. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

3. Verb. (context: intransitive) To agree or assent (term to) a proposal or a view; to give way. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

4. Verb. (context: intransitive) To come (term to) an office, state or dignity; to attain, assume (a position). (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

5. Verb. (context: intransitive) To become a party to an agreement or a treaty. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accede

1. to consent [v -CEDED, -CEDING, -CEDES] - See also: consent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accede

acaudate
acaulescent
acauline
acaulose
acaulous
acault
acaults
acausal
acausality
acausally
acc.
acca
accable
accaroid resin
accas
accede (current term)
acceded
accedence
accedences
acceder
acceders
accedes
accedie
acceding
accel
accelerable
accelerando
accelerandos
accelerans
accelerant

Literary usage of Accede

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"accede, in Latin accedo, ас or ad and cedo, to go or come, signifies to come ... Vf к accole by becoming a party to a thing: those who accede are on equal ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"To this request Lord John did not accede, and articles for a prosecution were drawn up by WH ... Although Hampden did not accede to Wilberforce's wishes, ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"To pay over any surplus, after paying all the parties of the third part who shall accede hereto as aforesaid, in full, to the party of the first part, ..."

4. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"Don Francisco de Miranda— His Proposals to England and the United States to revolutionize Mexico and South America—British Cabinet accede to his ..."

5. Canada Year Book by Statistics Canada (1897)
"Canada declined to accede. Order in Council, November 10, 1882. *Greece, 1886. ... Canada defined to accede. March 9, 1894. ^Uruguay, 1885. Canada acceded. ..."

6. A Political and Civil History of the United States of America: From the Year by Timothy Pitkin (1828)
"Congress offer to guaranty the Florida* to Spain, if she would accede to the treaties— John Adams appointed Minister to negociate peace—John Jay, ..."

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