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accede - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'accede' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Accede [ v. i.]
- To approach; to come forward; -- opposed to recede.
- To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain.
- To become a party by associating one's self with others; to give one's adhesion. Hence, to agree or assent to a proposal or a view; as, he acceded to my request.

Meaning of 'accede' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . accede [ v]
Meaning (1):
- take on duties or office
Example in sentence:
  • accede to the throne
Meaning (2):
- yield to another's wish or opinion
Example in sentence:
  • The government bowed to the military pressure
Meaning (3):
- to agree or express agreement
Example in sentence:
  • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore