Definition of Accession in English :

Define Accession in English

Accession meaning in English

Meaning of Accession in English

Pronunciation of Accession in English

Accession pronunciation in English

Pronounce Accession in English

Accession

see synonyms of accession

Noun

1. accession

a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)

Example Sentences:
'the art collection grew through accession'

2. accession

(civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement

3. accession, addition

something added to what you already have

Example Sentences:
'the librarian shelved the new accessions'
'he was a new addition to the staff'

4. accession, assenting

agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly)

Example Sentences:
'accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent'
'assenting to the Congressional determination'

5. access, accession, admission, admittance, entree

the right to enter

6. accession, rise to power

the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)

Example Sentences:
'Elizabeth's accession in 1558'

Verb

1. accession

make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library


1. accession

a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)

Example Sentences:
'the art collection grew through accession'

2. accession

(civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement

3. accession, addition

something added to what you already have

Example Sentences:
'the librarian shelved the new accessions'
'he was a new addition to the staff'

4. accession, assenting

agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly)

Example Sentences:
'accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent'
'assenting to the Congressional determination'

5. access, accession, admission, admittance, entree

the right to enter

6. accession, rise to power

the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)

Example Sentences:
'Elizabeth's accession in 1558'


1. accession

make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Accession

see synonyms of accession
noun
1. 
the act of entering upon or attaining to an office, right, condition, etc
2. 
an increase due to an addition
3. 
an addition, as to a collection
4. property law
a. 
an addition to land or property by natural increase or improvement
b. 
the owner's right to the increased value of such land
5. international law
the formal acceptance of a convention or treaty
6. 
agreement; consent
7.  a less common word for access (sense 2)
verb
8. (transitive)
to make a record of (additions to a collection)

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Accession

see synonyms of accession
noun
1. 
the act of coming to or attaining (a throne, power, etc.)
the accession of a new king
2. 
assent; agreement
3. 
a. 
increase by addition
b. 
an item added, as to a library or museum
4. 
an outburst; paroxysm; access
5.  Law
a. 
addition to property by improvements or natural growth
b. 
the owner's right to the increase in value due to such additions
verb transitive US
6. 
to record (a book, etc.) as a new accession

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Accession

see synonyms of accession
n.
1. The attainment of a dignity or rank: the queen's accession to the throne.
2.
a. Something that has been acquired or added; an acquisition.
b. An increase by means of something added.
3. Law
a. The addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth.
b. The right of a proprietor to ownership of such addition or increase.
4. Agreement or assent.
5. Access; admittance.
6. A sudden outburst.
tr.v. ac·ces·sioned, ac·ces·sion·ing, ac·ces·sions
To record in the order of acquisition: a curator accessioning newly acquired paintings.

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