Definition of Accede in English :

Define Accede in English

Accede meaning in English

Meaning of Accede in English

Pronunciation of Accede in English

Accede pronunciation in English

Pronounce Accede in English


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1. accede, bow, defer, give in, submit

yield to another's wish or opinion

Example Sentences:
'The government bowed to the military pressure'

2. accede, enter

take on duties or office

Example Sentences:
'accede to the throne'

3. accede, acquiesce, assent

to agree or express agreement

Example Sentences:
'The Maestro assented to the request for an encore'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of accede
verb (intransitive; 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
3. international law
to become a party (to an agreement between nations, etc), as by signing a treaty

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see synonyms of accede
verb intransitiveWord forms: acˈceded or acˈceding
to enter upon the duties (of an office); attain (to)
to give assent; give in; agree (to)
to become a party (to a treaty) between nations

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of accede
intr.v. ac·ced·ed, ac·ced·ing, ac·cedes
1. To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another: accede to a demand. See Synonyms at assent.
2. To arrive at or come into an office or dignity: accede to the throne.
3. To become a party to an agreement or treaty.

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