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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: accedere, from ad- 'to' + cedere 'to go'

accede

verb
     
ac‧cede

accede to something

phrasal verb
1 to agree to a demand, proposal etc, especially after first disagreeing with it:
the doctor's refusal to accede to his patient's request
2 if someone accedes to the throne, they become king or queen

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