Definitions of accession

  1. the act of entering upon or attaining to a position or right
  2. agreeing with; " assenting to the Congressional determination"
  3. the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position ( especially the throne); " Elizabeth's accession in 1558"
  4. something added to what you already have; " the librarian shelved the new accessions"; " he was a new addition to the staff"
  5. ( civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement
  6. a process of increasing by addition ( as to a collection or group); " the art collectin grew through accession"
  7. A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.
  8. Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without; as, an accession of wealth or territory.
  9. A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement ( provided the thing is not changed into a different species). Thus, the owner of a cow becomes the owner of her calf.
  10. The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
  11. The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.
  12. The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity; as, the accession of the house of Stuart; - applied especially to the epoch of a new dynasty.
  13. A coming to, as by succession or by right; the acquirement of property by improvement, growth, or labor expended.
  14. Act of coming to; increase.
  15. Attainment; assent; agreement; person or thing added.
  16. A coming to; an acceding or assenting to; the act of being joined to; increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation: the act of arriving at a throne, an office, or a dignity. Acquisition of property due to increase by growth or by labour expended. The commencement of a disease.
  17. An increase; an addition; an arriving at; that which is added.