accede


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ac·cede

 (ăk-sēd′)
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.

[Middle English acceden, to come near, from Latin accēdere, to go near : ad-, ad- + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

ac·ced′ence (-sēd′ns) n.
ac·ced′er n.

accede

(ækˈsiːd)
vb
1. to assent or give one's consent; agree
2. to enter upon or attain (to an office, right, etc): the prince acceded to the throne.
3. (Law) international law to become a party (to an agreement between nations, etc), as by signing a treaty
[C15: from Latin accēdere to approach, agree, from ad- to + cēdere to go, yield]
acˈcedence n
acˈceder n

ac•cede

(ækˈsid)

v.i. -ced•ed, -ced•ing.
1. to give one's consent, approval, or adherence by yielding; give in; agree; assent: to accede to a request; to accede to the terms of a contract.
2. to attain or assume an office, title, or dignity; succeed (usu. fol. by to): to accede to the throne.
3. to become a party to an agreement or treaty.
[1400–50; to approach, adapt to < Latin accēdere to approach, assent =ac- ac- + cēdere to go; see cede]
ac•ced′ence, n.
ac•ced′er, n.

accede


Past participle: acceded
Gerund: acceding

Imperative
accede
accede
Present
I accede
you accede
he/she/it accedes
we accede
you accede
they accede
Preterite
I acceded
you acceded
he/she/it acceded
we acceded
you acceded
they acceded
Present Continuous
I am acceding
you are acceding
he/she/it is acceding
we are acceding
you are acceding
they are acceding
Present Perfect
I have acceded
you have acceded
he/she/it has acceded
we have acceded
you have acceded
they have acceded
Past Continuous
I was acceding
you were acceding
he/she/it was acceding
we were acceding
you were acceding
they were acceding
Past Perfect
I had acceded
you had acceded
he/she/it had acceded
we had acceded
you had acceded
they had acceded
Future
I will accede
you will accede
he/she/it will accede
we will accede
you will accede
they will accede
Future Perfect
I will have acceded
you will have acceded
he/she/it will have acceded
we will have acceded
you will have acceded
they will have acceded
Future Continuous
I will be acceding
you will be acceding
he/she/it will be acceding
we will be acceding
you will be acceding
they will be acceding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acceding
you have been acceding
he/she/it has been acceding
we have been acceding
you have been acceding
they have been acceding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acceding
you will have been acceding
he/she/it will have been acceding
we will have been acceding
you will have been acceding
they will have been acceding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acceding
you had been acceding
he/she/it had been acceding
we had been acceding
you had been acceding
they had been acceding
Conditional
I would accede
you would accede
he/she/it would accede
we would accede
you would accede
they would accede
Past Conditional
I would have acceded
you would have acceded
he/she/it would have acceded
we would have acceded
you would have acceded
they would have acceded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.accede - yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
buckle under, knuckle under, succumb, give in, yield - consent reluctantly
2.accede - take on duties or officeaccede - take on duties or office; "accede to the throne"
ascend - become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King's death"
take office - assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?"
come after, succeed, follow - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
3.accede - to agree or express agreementaccede - to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
agree - consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
connive - encourage or assent to illegally or criminally

accede

verb
To respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance:
Translations
يُوَافِق عَلَى، يَقْبَل
přistoupitsouhlasit
gå med påindvilge i
astualähestyäliittyämyöntyänousta
samòykkja, fallast á
sutikti
piekrist
pristúpiť
kabul etmekrazı olmak

accede

[ækˈsiːd] VI to accede to
1. (= assent to) [+ request] → acceder a; [+ suggestion] → aceptar
2. (= gain, enter into) [+ office, post] → tomar posesión de; [+ party] → adherirse a; [+ throne] → acceder a, subir a; [+ treaty] → adherirse a

accede

[ækˈsiːd] vi
(= agree) to accede to sth [+ request, demand] → accéder à qch
(= gain position) → entrer en fonction
to accede to sth [+ throne] → accéder à qch; [+ presidency] → accéder à qch

accede

vi
to accede to the throneden Thron besteigen; to accede to the Premiership/office of Presidentdie Nachfolge als Premierminister/Präsident antreten
(= agree)zustimmen (→ to +dat); (= yield)einwilligen (→ to in +acc)
to accede to a treatyeinem Pakt beitreten

accede

[ækˈsiːd] (frm) vi to accede to (throne) → salire a, ascendere a; (office, position) → accedere a; (request) → aderire a, accedere a

accede

(əkˈsiːd) : accede to
to agree to. He acceded to my request.
References in classic literature ?
I whispered Catherine that she mustn't, on any account, accede to the proposal: it was entirely out of the question.
This is an extremity to which no government will of choice accede.
The second conclusion is that all the deputations composing the convention were satisfactorily accommodated by the final act, or were induced to accede to it by a deep conviction of the necessity of sacrificing private opinions and partial interests to the public good, and by a despair of seeing this necessity diminished by delays or by new experiments.
His father, Than Kosis, Jeddak of Zodanga, has made her voluntary marriage to his son the price of peace between our countries, but Tardos Mors will not accede to the demands and has sent word that he and his people would rather look upon the dead face of their princess than see her wed to any than her own choice, and that personally he would prefer being engulfed in the ashes of a lost and burning Helium to joining the metal of his house with that of Than Kosis.
You were only a charming man before, but, if you accede to my proposal, you will be adorable.
I rather wished, than believed him to be sincere-- but, at any rate, was perfectly ready to accede to his proposal.
The first, at least, of these favours Fanny would rather not have been asked; but it was impossible for her to refuse the correspondence; it was impossible for her even not to accede to it more readily than her own judgment authorised.
But this piece of information, instead of being an agreeable surprise to Peepy, threw him on his back in such transports of kicking grief that I could do nothing on being sent for but accede to the proposal that he should be admitted to the breakfast table.
So, by refusing to accede to his request, it was quite probable that not only would I not prevent him from becoming Jeddak of Helium, but that I would be the means of sealing Dejah Thoris' fate--of consigning her, through my refusal, to the horrors of the arena of Issus.
Dator Thurid," he said, "you have made a strange request of me; but, in accordance with your wishes and your promise that it will result only to my interests, I have decided to accede.
I will accede that you have won," he said, "and the ten thousand francs are yours if you will but give up this foolish attempt, which can only end in your death.
If it is yes, or, in other words, if you possess what you call honour and conscience, and we more justly call common-sense, then accede to our demand, and the matter is at an end.