Definitions for: Accede


[v] to agree or express agreement; "Yes, the Maestro assented."
[v] submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
[v] be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ac*cede", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Acceded; p. pr. & vb.
n. Acceding.] [L. accedere to approach, accede; ad + cedere
to move, yield: cf. F. acc['e]dere. See Cede.]
1. To approach; to come forward; -- opposed to recede.
[Obs.] --T. Gale.

2. To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain.

Edward IV., who had acceded to the throne in the
year 1461. --T. Warton.

If Frederick had acceded to the supreme power.
--Morley.

3. To become a party by associating one's self with others;
to give one's adhesion. Hence, to agree or assent to a
proposal or a view; as, he acceded to my request.

The treaty of Hanover in 1725 . . . to which the
Dutch afterwards acceded. --Chesterfield.

Syn: To agree; assent; consent; comply; acquiesce; concur.

Synonyms: acquiesce, adhere, assent, bow, defer, give in, submit

Antonyms: dissent

See Also: accede, adhere, agree, agree, buckle under, check, connive, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, knuckle under, match, succumb, tally, yield

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