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Meaning of ACCEDE

Pronunciation:  ak'seed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  to agree or express agreement; "Yes, the Maestro assented."
  2. [v]  submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
  3. [v]  be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"
 

ACCEDE is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acquiesce, adhere, assent, bow, defer, give in, submit
 
 Antonyms: dissent
 
 See Also: accede, adhere, agree, agree, buckle under, check, connive, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, knuckle under, match, succumb, tally, yield

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cede"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Acceded}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Acceding}.] [L. accedere to approach, accede; ad + cedere
to move, yield: cf. F. acc['e]dere. See {Cede}.]
1. To approach; to come forward; -- opposed to {recede}.
   [Obs.] --T. Gale.

2. To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain.

         Edward IV., who had acceded to the throne in the
         year 1461.                            --T. Warton.

         If Frederick had acceded to the supreme power.
                                               --Morley.

3. 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.

         The treaty of Hanover in 1725 . . . to which the
         Dutch afterwards acceded.             --Chesterfield.

Syn: To agree; assent; consent; comply; acquiesce; concur.

 
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