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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


to become a party to an agreement between nations, as by signing a treaty.
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The situation is most abstruse as there are no cherubs, no angels, no fluffy clouds- none of his expectations of beyond; he soon accedes to his irreversible situation.
If the trainee accedes to this, the trainee is eventually removed from the training program anyway on the grounds that seeing a psychiatrist comprises facial evidence of his or her unfitness to ever practice medicine.