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accede

See also: accède, accedé, and accédé

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accede (third-person singular simple present accedes, present participle acceding, simple past and past participle acceded)

  1. (archaic, intransitive) To approach; to arrive, to come forward. [15th-19th c.]
  2. (intransitive, now rare) To give one's adhesion; to join up with (a group, etc.); to become part of. [from 15th c.]
  3. (intransitive) To agree or assent to a proposal or a view; to give way. [from 16th c.]
  4. (intransitive) To come to an office, state or dignity; to attain, assume (a position). [from 18th c.]
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 32:
      Maintenon had been governess to the children in the late 1670s before acceding to the king's favours.
  5. (intransitive) To become a party to an agreement or a treaty.

Usage notesEdit

(to agree, to come to an office, to become a party to): Use with the word to afterwards ie. accede to.

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ItalianEdit

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accede

  1. third-person singular present indicative of accedere

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LatinEdit

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accēde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of accēdō

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accede

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of acceder.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of acceder.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of acceder.