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ac·cede  audio  (k-sd) KEY 

intr.v.
ac·ced·ed, ac·ced·ing, ac·cedes
  1. To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another; concede. See Synonyms at assent.
  2. To arrive at or come into an office or dignity: accede to the throne.
  3. To become a party to an agreement or treaty.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English acceden, to come near, from Latin accdere, to go near : ad-, ad- + cdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
ac·cedence  (-sdns) KEY (Noun), ac·ceder(Noun)


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