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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accede  \Ac*cede"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Acceded};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Acceding}.]  [L.  accedere  to  approach,  accede;  ad  +  cedere 
  to  move  yield:  cf  F.  acc['e]dere.  See  {Cede}.] 
  1.  To  approach;  to  come  forward;  --  opposed  to  {recede}. 
  [Obs.]  --T.  Gale. 
 
  2.  To  enter  upon  an  office  or  dignity;  to  attain. 
 
  Edward  IV.,  who  had  acceded  to  the  throne  in  the 
  year  1461.  --T.  Warton. 
 
  If  Frederick  had  acceded  to  the  supreme  power. 
  --Morley. 
 
  3.  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. 
 
  The  treaty  of  Hanover  in  1725  .  .  .  to  which  the 
  Dutch  afterwards  acceded.  --Chesterfield. 
 
  Syn:  To  agree;  assent;  consent;  comply;  acquiesce;  concur. 




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