[ ak-seed ]
/ ækˈsid /
verb (used without object), ac·ced·ed, ac·ced·ing.
to give consent, approval, or adherence; agree; assent; to accede to a request; to accede to the terms of a contract.
to attain or assume an office, title, or dignity; succeed (usually followed by to): to accede to the throne.
International Law. to become a party to an agreement, treaty, or the like, by way of accession.
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Origin of accede
synonym study for accede
1. See agree.
OTHER WORDS FROM accede
ac·ced·ence, nounac·ced·er, nounnon·ac·ced·ence, nounnon·ac·ced·ing, adjective
re·ac·cede, verb (used without object), re·ac·ced·ed, re·ac·ced·ing.un·ac·ced·ing, adjective
Words nearby accede
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Example sentences from the Web for accedence
Memorandum:—he struck-out above halfe of the accedence, and wrote new instead.Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)|John Aubrey
British Dictionary definitions for accedence
/ (ækˈsiːd) /
verb (intr usually foll by to)
to assent or give one's consent; agree
to enter upon or attain (to an office, right, etc)the prince acceded to the throne
international law to become a party (to an agreement between nations, etc), as by signing a treaty
Derived forms of accedeaccedence, nounacceder, noun
Word Origin for accede
C15: from Latin accēdere to approach, agree, from ad- to + cēdere to go, yield
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