accede (v.)

  1. yield to anothers wish or opinion; The government bowed to the military pressure

    [ Syn: submit , bow , defer , give in ]

  2. take on duties or office; accede to the throne

    [ Syn: enter , enter ]

  3. to agree or express agreement; The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

    [ Syn: assent , acquiesce ]

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