Accede is a verb that gives the definition, to agree to a request or a demand. To give consent or approval. To enter a high position.


  1. He did not ‘accede’ to other peoples standards and therefor stayed steadfast to his own beliefs and values in life.
  2. She ‘acceded’ to the individual who asked for her hand in marriage.
  3. After his father resigned from the organisation he ‘acceded’ to the position of CEO.

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