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What does "Accede" mean?


(v. i.) To approach; to come forward; -- opposed to recede (v. i.) 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 (v. i.) To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain

Synonyms defer, bow, adhere, acquiesce, submit, comply, assent, give in

Example: "Accede to the throne"

Word Family acceded, accedes, acceding