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Definitions of accede

  1.   take on duties or office; " accede to the throne"
  2.   To succeed, as to a throne.
  3.   be compatible or in accordance with; " You must adhere to the rules"
  4.   submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; " The government bowed to the military pressure"
  5.   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.
  6.   To approach; to come forward; - opposed to recede.
  7.   To agree; assent.
  8.   to agree or express agreement; " The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
  9.   To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain.
  10.   To agree or yield; as, to accede to some request; to succeed, as to a throne.
  11.   To agree or assent; to come to, as heir.
  12.   To come to; agree to.
  13.   to agree or express agreement; " Yes, the Maestro assented."
  14.   To agree or assent.

Quotes of accede

  1. Why can't the state accede to the public's wishes? – Antonin Scalia

Usage examples for accede

  1. “ I learned from Dessolles, who, as I have stated, was present at the conference in his rank of commander of the National Guard of Paris, that the Marshals were unanimous in urging Alexander to accede to a Regency. ” – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v12 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  2. Give me till to- morrow for that, and it is possible that I may accede to your request. ” – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  3. He endeavoured, in as few words as he could, to make his companion understand, that highly as he appreciated his disinterested offer, he could not, at the present moment, accede to it. ” – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  4. 7. The 11th article of Confederation admits Canada to accede to the Confederation, at its own will, but adds, 'no other colony shall be admitted to the same, unless such admission be agreed to by nine States. ” – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  5. “ Schnelling, to my surprise, laughed again, and chose to accede to the request with mock humility; but no doubt he saw that it was actually the part of wisdom to give them up. ” – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  6. “ " There are some three suggestions which I hope you will accede to," he replied. ” – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  7. But if the cursed Englishman won't speak, and in the meanwhile dies on my hands- He won't do that if you will accede to his wish. ” – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  8. Well, I accede as well his as another's. ” – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  9. “ I succeeded in fooling those brutes one day by pretending to be willing to accede to their will. ” – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  10. He confessed, also, that my conversation had enlightened him as to the impolicy of it; and, taking some of my Summary Views to distribute, he said, he hoped that the inhabitants would, after the perusal of them, accede to my request. ” – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  11. The Duke of Wellington said the Government of England had never given pecuniary aid in such a case, and refused to accede to the proposition. ” – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  12. We refused to accede to them, and the conference was broken up.... ” – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  13. His Eminence is passionately fond of the game, rejoined Everingham as lightly as he could, and I could not help but accede to his request for a final battle of skill with him, since probably I may not see him on my return. ” – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  14. However, I am ready to do all I can to persuade her to accede to our desire and leave a career which would be an endless source of worry and suffering for you, my dear son. ” – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  15. Yet we were obliged to refuse to accede to the numerous requests that the American sailors be permitted to visit this city. ” – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  16. The home government exhibited no disposition to accede to this proposition. ” – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  17. “ " Ye accede said Rienzi; " ye have done well." ” – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  18. He was unshaken in his resolution not to accede to the projected alliance, and, when a will morally severe conceives resolutions of this sort, they usually stand the hardest tests. ” – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  19. The emperor, when the other powers had come to terms, refused to accede and finally England, Spain and the United Provinces determined to conclude a separate peace. ” – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  20. She did not love him, nor had she any hopes that he would of his own free will do more than give her a bare pittance for her needs once he had secured Lady Sue's fortune; but she was shrewd enough to reckon that the more completely she was mixed up in his nefarious projects, the more absolutely forced would he be to accede to her demands later on. ” – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy

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Idioms for accede

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