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accede

assent or yield; give consent; agree: accede to the terms of the agreement; to attain an office; succeed: accede to the throne
Not to be confused with:
concede – yielding without necessarily agreeing: He conceded the election before all the votes were in.
exceed – to go beyond the bounds: exceed the speed limit; outdo; beat

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 ?
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Noor Farida pointed out that Malaysia would by acceding to the Rome Statute become a state party, which would then enable the country to refer matters such as the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 to the ICC prosecutor for prosecution.
In an interview prior to the accession, permanent secretary in the Ministry for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thuso Ramodimoosi said Botswana's acceding to the APRM was important because the country could not adequately assess itself in terms of good governance, democracy and rule of law.
Shandana Gulzar lauded the role of IPO-Pakistan in creating awareness among general public for the promotion of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and expressed the confidence that after acceding to Madrid Protocol these rights would further flourish.
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Minister for States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch tabled the Rulers of Acceding States (Abolition of Privy Purses and Privileges) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 which was also passed by the House.
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He also expressed concern over the ongoing ambiguity attached to the Syrian Chemical Programme and the fate of some Syrian chemical weapons, especially before the Syrian regime acceding to the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons and the full responsibility of the Syrian regime to practically prove the denial of this ambiguity, in order to be assured that there are no remainder of any chemical weapons in its inventories.