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Word of the Day 06/29/15 Accede

Accede (verb)
accede [ak-seed]


verb (used without object), acceded, acceding.
1. to give consent, approval, or adherence; agree; assent; to accede to a request; to accede to the terms of a contract.
2. to attain or assume an office, title, or dignity; succeed (usually followed by to): to accede to the throne.
3. International Law. to become a party to an agreement, treaty, or the like, by way of accession.

Can be confused
concede, exceed.

Synonyms
1. See agree.

Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English: to approach, adapt to < Latin accedere to approach, assent, equivalent to ac- ac- + cedere to go; see cede

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