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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To agree.

Usage examples (37)
  • After hearing all sides of the debate, the leader decided to accede.
  • accede to the throne
  • To accede is not merely to give in but rather to give in while drawing near; one may accede not only to an argument but to a throne.
  • "accede," and the like -- were the terms in familiar use by the authors of the Constitution and their associates with reference to that instrument and its ratification. for more
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  • Most passengers don't "accede" or give approval to "exceed" (go faster than) the speed limit, but many drivers do it anyway. An "axseed" is a type of plant.
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