accede


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Accede

To consent or to agree, as to accede to another's point of view. To enter an office or to accept a position, as to accede to the presidency.

accede

(Concede), verb abide by, accept, accord, acquiesce, admit, agree to, approve, assent, back down, capitulate, comply, concur, conform, consent, deign, give assent, give in, grant, obey, permit, submit, subbcribe to, succumb, surrender, vouchsafe, yield, yield assent

accede

(Succeed), verb assume, attain, become heir to, come after, come next, displace, follow in order, inherit, reach, replace, supersede, supplant, take the place of
See also: acknowledge, admit, agree, allow, assent, cede, coincide, comply, concede, concur, confirm, conform, consent, defer, endure, grant, obey, permit, relent, respond, sanction, submit, succumb, suffer, yield

accede

to become a party to an agreement between nations, as by signing a treaty.
References in classic literature ?
You are in no position, Astok, to dictate to me; but rather should you be glad to accede to my reasonable request that you be present, thus sharing the guilt with me.
I assured him that I esteemed him and all that, but could not possibly accede to his proposals; and if I did, papa and mamma could never be brought to give their consent.
No," replied Alexis Paulvitch, "your son is quite safe elsewhere; nor will he be killed until you refuse to accede to our fair demands.
Von Horn during this time continued to urge upon Virginia the necessity for a prompt and favorable decision in the matter of his proposal; but when it came time to face the issue squarely the girl found it impossible to accede to his request--she thought that she loved him, but somehow she dared not say the word that would make her his for life.
Threaten as you will, I shall never accede to your demands.
This decision was, that he ought to accede to the woman's request and that her faith might save her son.
Our poor invalid evidently felt it a heartless proposition, and would have felt it still more heartless in me to accede to it.
Yet she appeared to accede to his injunctions, returning to her hut in silence.
Here is a note from her, entreating you to accede to the request of Mr Mortimer Lightwood, the bearer.
The regime has not even bothered to declare its intention to accede to the Treaty and/or abandon its weapons of mass destruction program.
Riyadh, July 9 (BNA): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed the importance of carrying out Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, asserting that it was among the first countries to accede to international treaties related to the ban on weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons.
Riyadh, Ramadan 21, 1436, Jul 8, 2015, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia confirmed the importance of carrying out Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, asserting that it was among the first countries to accede to international treaties related to the ban of mass destruction weapons and the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons, in particular, Saudi Ambassador to Holland Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Abu Haimid, who is also the Kingdom's Permanent Representative to the organization, announced yesterday, as he was addressing the 79th session of the executive council of the organization.