accede

[ak-seed]
verb (used without object), acceded, acceding.
1.
to give consent, approval, or adherence; 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 (usually followed by to ): to accede to the throne.
3.
International Law. to become a party to an agreement, treaty, or the like, by way of accession.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English: to approach, adapt to < Latin accēdere to approach, assent, equivalent to ac- ac- + cēdere to go; see cede

accedence, noun
acceder, noun
nonaccedence, noun
nonacceding, adjective
reaccede, verb (used without object), reacceded, reacceding.
unacceding, adjective

accede, concede, exceed.


1. See agree.
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accede (ækˈsiːd)
 
vb (usually foll by to)
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.  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]
 
ac'cedence
 
n
 
ac'ceder
 
n

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accede
mid-15c., from L. accedere "approach, enter upon," from ad- "to" + cedere "go, move" (see cede). Latin ad- usually became ac- before "k" sounds.
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Example sentences
The amendment proposed by you cannot be acceded to in full.
In the past his fiction has acceded to that urge for narrative tidiness, often
  at the expense of the truest realism.
But this year it acceded to reality and brought layaway back.
Having formerly eschewed accessories and perfumes, he eventually acceded to the
  ways of the market and released both.
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