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.
Origin of accede
1. See agree.
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Related Words for accedenceacknowledgment, admission, agreement, accession, affirmation, adoption, approval, concession, recognition, acceptance, yielding, submission, favor, concurrence, assent, approbation, acquiescence, consent, surrender, resignation
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Historical Examples of accedence
Memorandum:—he struck-out above halfe of the accedence, and wrote new instead.Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)
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
Word Origin for accede
C15: from Latin accēdere to approach, agree, from ad- to + cēdere to go, yield
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