Definition of accede:
- be compatible or in accordance with; " You must adhere to the rules"
- submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; " The government bowed to the military pressure"
- take on duties or office; " accede to the throne"
- to agree or express agreement; " The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
- To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain.
- 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.
- To approach; to come forward; - opposed to recede.
Common misspellings for accede:
- acceed (43%)
- acced (29%)
- accedemic (14%)
- acceses (14%)
Examples of usage for accede:
In the circumstances before us, for example, most teachers at an early stage in their career would have been in some excitement, and would probably have shown no reluctance to accede to the nobleman's request, and go down to his house, and so make a favourable impression on Herod's court. "The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I" , Marcus Dods.
You will be invited to dinners, asked to speak, asked to do a thousand and one things, and in proportion as you accede to these demands you will find the demands increasing until finally you have little time to attend to your own affairs or to attend to your family. "Dollars and Sense" , Col. Wm. C. Hunter.
Of course I can't accede to the proposition. "Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions" , Slason Thompson.