Accede - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əkˈsiːd|  American pronunciation of the word accede
Brit.  |əkˈsiːd|  British pronunciation of the word accede


- yield to another's wish or opinion (syn: bow, defer, submit)
- take on duties or office(syn: enter)

accede to the throne

- to agree or express agreement (syn: acquiesce, assent)


His son acceded upon the king's death.

...finally acceded to their pleas for more time to complete the project...

The directors have agreed to accede to the workers' demands.

That country had already acceded to the confederacy.

I acceded to this post after the death of my father.

The authorities did not accede to the strikers' demands.

He acceded to this post in 1998.

Albania acceded to the IMF in 1990.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: accede
he/she/it: accedes
present participle: acceding
past tense: acceded
past participle: acceded
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