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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-seed]
    • /ækˈsid/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-seed]
    • /ækˈsid/

Definitions of accedence word

  • verb without object accedence to give consent, approval, or adherence; agree; assent; to accede to a request; to accede to the terms of a contract. 1
  • verb without object accedence to attain or assume an office, title, or dignity; succeed (usually followed by to): to accede to the throne. 1
  • verb without object accedence International Law. to become a party to an agreement, treaty, or the like, by way of accession. 1
  • noun accedence The act of acceding. 1

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Origin of accedence

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; late Middle English: to approach, adapt to < Latin accēdere to approach, assent, equivalent to ac- ac- + cēdere to go; see cede

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Parts of speech for Accedence


accedence popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for accedence

noun accedence

  • acknowledgment — An acknowledgment is a statement or action which recognizes that something exists or is true.
  • admission — Admission is permission given to a person to enter a place, or permission given to a country to enter an organization. Admission is also the act of entering a place.
  • agreement — An agreement is a formal decision about future action which is made by two or more countries, groups, or people.
  • accession — Accession is the act of taking up a position as the ruler of a country.
  • affirmation — the act of affirming or the state of being affirmed

Antonyms for accedence

noun accedence

  • denial — A denial of something is a statement that it is not true, does not exist, or did not happen.
  • refusal — an act or instance of refusing.
  • rejection — the act or process of rejecting.
  • dissent — to differ in sentiment or opinion, especially from the majority; withhold assent; disagree (often followed by from): Two of the justices dissented from the majority decision.
  • disbelief — the inability or refusal to believe or to accept something as true.

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