Definition of "accede" [ac•cede]

  • To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another; concede. See Synonyms at assent. (verb-intransitive)
  • To arrive at or come into an office or dignity: accede to the throne. (verb-intransitive)
  • To become a party to an agreement or treaty. (verb-intransitive)

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  • "To accede is not merely to give in but rather to give in while drawing near; one may accede not only to an argument but to a throne."
  • "Constitution, but who had presided over the Convention that drew it up -- in letters written soon after the adjournment of that body to friends in various States, referred to the Constitution as a _compact_ or treaty, and repeatedly uses the terms "accede" and "accession," and once the term "secession.""