Accede

Definition of Accede

Ac`cede´
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Acceded; p. pr. & vb. n. Acceding.]
1.To approach; to come forward; - opposed to recede.
2.To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain.
Edward IV., who had acceded to the throne in the year 1461.
- T. Warton.
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.

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