What does accede mean?

Definitions for accedeækˈsid

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word accede.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. submit, bow, defer, accede, give in(verb)

    yield to another's wish or opinion

    "The government bowed to the military pressure"

  2. accede, enter(verb)

    take on duties or office

    "accede to the throne"

  3. assent, accede, acquiesce(verb)

    to agree or express agreement

    "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"


  1. accede(Verb)

    To approach; to arrive, to come forward.

  2. accede(Verb)

    To give one's adhesion; to join up with (a group etc); to become part of.

  3. accede(Verb)

    To agree or assent to a proposal or a view; to give way.

  4. accede(Verb)

    To come to an office, state or dignity; to attain, assume (a position).

  5. accede(Verb)

    To become a party to an agreement or a treaty.

  6. Origin: * First attested in the early 15th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accede(verb)

    to approach; to come forward; -- opposed to recede

  2. Accede(verb)

    to enter upon an office or dignity; to attain

  3. Accede(verb)

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Accede

    ak-sēd′, v.i. to come to, or arrive at, a place or condition: to join one's self, hence to agree or assent (with to).—ns. Acced′er; Acced′ing. [L. accedĕre, accessum, to go near to—ad, to, cedĕre, to go. See Cede.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accede in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accede in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of accede

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Translations for accede

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • встъпвам, присъединявам се, приемам, съгласявам сеBulgarian
  • přistoupit, souhlasitCzech
  • zustimmenGerman
  • acceder, consentir, subir, acceder aSpanish
  • تن در دادنPersian
  • liittyä, saapua, suostua, nousta, lähestyä, myöntyä, taipua, astuaFinnish
  • hivatalba lép, belép, beleegyezik, csatlakozikHungarian
  • aderireItalian
  • לְהַסכִּיםHebrew
  • inwilligen, bestijgen, toetreden, naderen, aanvaarden, toestemmenDutch
  • przyłączyć się, przystawać, obejmować, objąć, przyłączać się, wstępować, przystępować, przystać, wstąpić, przystąpić, zgodzić sięPolish
  • вступать, присоединяться, соглашатьсяRussian
  • pristopitiSlovene
  • tillträda, ansluta till, instämma iSwedish
  • נאָכקומעןYiddish
  • 加入Chinese

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