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

Definitions of acceding word

  • verb without object acceding 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 acceding to attain or assume an office, title, or dignity; succeed (usually followed by to): to accede to the throne. 1
  • verb without object acceding International Law. to become a party to an agreement, treaty, or the like, by way of accession. 1
  • noun acceding Present participle of accede. 1

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Origin of acceding

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 Acceding


acceding 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.

acceding usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for acceding

noun acceding

  • harmonization — to bring into harmony, accord, or agreement: to harmonize one's views with the new situation.
  • mollification — to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease.
  • agreement — An agreement is a formal decision about future action which is made by two or more countries, groups, or people.
  • propitiation — the act of propitiating; conciliation: the propitiation of the wrathful gods.

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