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Verb: accede  ak'seed
  1. Yield to another's wish or opinion
    "The government acceded to the military pressure";
    - submit, bow[2], defer, give in
  2. Take on duties or office
    "accede to the throne";
    - enter
  3. To agree or express agreement
    "The Maestro acceded to the request for an encore";
    - assent, acquiesce

Derived forms: acceded, accedes, acceding

Type of: agree, buckle under, come after, follow, give in, knuckle under, succeed, succumb, take office, yield

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