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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 ?
The station-master acceded at once to the man's request and entered the saloon.
After that, not a week passed without sick people coming, riding or on foot, to Father Sergius; and having acceded to one petition he could not refuse others, and he laid his hands on many and prayed.
It was not until he became convinced of the hopelessness of his love affair that he acceded to our wishes and went back to his father.
He readily acceded to the proposal, and appeared to be prepossessed by the frank good-nature of the individual from whom it emanated.
The British government demanded compensation; which was acceded to, and the sum of nearly three thousand dollars was agreed to be paid on the first of last September.
So the proposal was finally acceded to; and, after some further discussion respecting the time and manner of the projected excursion, we rose, and took our leave.
He didn't care for himself--not he; but his dear little girl should take the place in society to which, as his wife, she was entitled: and to these proposals you may be sure she acceded, as she would to any other from the same author.
I acceded with pleasure to this proposition: I was fond of exercise, and Clerval had always been my favourite companion in the ramble of this nature that I had taken among the scenes of my native country.
As no one among the impatient listeners seemed disposed to dispute the arrangement, it was acceded to in silence.
This was not acceded to without some difficulty, but in the end they told him to do what he would, and go away from them in heaven's name.
Tulliver, still confident that he should gain his suit, and finding it eminently inconvenient to raise the said sum until that desirable issue had taken place, had rashly acceded to the demand that he should give a bill of sale on his household furniture and some other effects, as security in lieu of the bond.
Kit rising and putting his hand to his hat, the old gentleman intimated to the pony that he wished to stop, to which proposal the pony (who seldom objected to that part of his duty) graciously acceded.