What does accede mean?

accede meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., from Latin accedere "approach, enter upon," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + cedere "go, move" (see cede). Latin ad- generally became ac- before "k" sounds. Relevant: Acceded; acceding.


accede meaning in General Dictionary

undertake tasks or company

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  • yield to another's wish or viewpoint
  • to concur or express contract
  • To approach; ahead forward; -- in opposition to recede.
  • To enter upon an office or self-esteem; to achieve.
  • To become a party by associating one's self with others; to provide your adhesion. Ergo, to agree or assent to a proposal or a view; as, he acceded to my request.

accede meaning in General Dictionary

(v. i.) To approach; ahead forward; -- in opposition to recede.

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  • (v. i.) To enter upon an office or self-esteem; to attain.
  • (v. i.) to be a celebration by associating an individual's self with others; to provide an individual's adhesion. For this reason, to concur or assent to a proposal or a view; as, he acceded to my request.

Sentence Examples with the word accede

After thus forging the first link of the partition treaty, Patkul proceeded to Moscow, and, at a secret conference held at Preobrazhenskoye, easily persuaded Peter the Great to accede to the nefarious league (Nov.

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