Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb accede

3 senses of accede

Sense 1
submit, bow, defer, accede, give in -- (yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure")
       => yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle under -- (consent reluctantly)

Sense 2
accede, enter -- (take on duties or office; "accede to the throne")
       => succeed, come after, follow -- (be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?")
       => take office -- (assume an office, duty, or title; "When will the new President take office?")

Sense 3
assent, accede, acquiesce -- (to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore")
       => agree -- (consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone")

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