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 ?
This decision was, that he ought to accede to the woman's request and that her faith might save her son.
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.
I rather wished, than believed him to be sincere-- but, at any rate, was perfectly ready to accede to his proposal.
To this species of medical treatment, however, I would by no means accede, much as he insisted upon it; and so we partook of our usual morsel, and silently resumed our journey.
No," replied Alexis Paulvitch, "your son is quite safe elsewhere; nor will he be killed until you refuse to accede to our fair demands.
When he had explained his wishes to the chief, the latter, though at heart hating and fearing Muda Saffir, dared not refuse; but to a second proposition he offered strong opposition until the rajah threatened to wipe out his entire tribe should he not accede to his demands.
Case has been submitted to Federal Cabinet for approval subsequent to which Pakistan will be able to accede shortly.
Speakers said Nawab of Junagadh Nawab Mahabat Khanji had decided to accede to Pakistan because he was very impressed with the policies of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
Riyadh, July 9 (BNA): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed the importance of carrying out Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, asserting that it was among the first countries to accede to international treaties related to the ban on weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons.
Riyadh, Ramadan 21, 1436, Jul 8, 2015, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed the importance of carrying out Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, asserting that it was among the first countries to accede to international treaties related to the ban of mass destruction weapons and the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, in particular, Saudi Ambassador to Holland Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Abu Haimid, who is also the Kingdom's Permanent Representative to the organization, announced yesterday, as he was addressing the 79th session of the executive council of the organization.
The comments were made by State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki at the daily briefing, when she also said the US "does not believe that (Palestine) is eligible to accede to the Rome statute" which set up the Court.