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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 first, at least, of these favours Fanny would rather not have been asked; but it was impossible for her to refuse the correspondence; it was impossible for her even not to accede to it more readily than her own judgment authorised.
Dator Thurid," he said, "you have made a strange request of me; but, in accordance with your wishes and your promise that it will result only to my interests, I have decided to accede.
I will accede that you have won," he said, "and the ten thousand francs are yours if you will but give up this foolish attempt, which can only end in your death.
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.