Accede (verb)

  1. To agree or consent to do something.
  2. To assume an office or position.
  3. To come into a possession of an inheritance or property.


From the latin accedere ("to go to, approach"), from ad- ("to, towards") + cedere ("to go, yield").


  1. He acceded to the request of his boss.
  2. The prince acceded to the throne after the death of his father.
  3. The company acceded to the demands of the union.
  4. She acceded to her husband's wishes and moved to the country.
  5. The new CEO acceded to the company after a long search.
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