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[v] to agree or express agreement; "Yes, the Maestro assented."
[v] submit or yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"
[v] be compatible or in accordance with; "You must adhere to the rules"


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dissent

Misc. Definitions

\Ac*cede"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Acceded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acceding}.] [L. accedere to approach, accede; ad + cedere to move, yield: cf. F. acc['e]dere. See {Cede}.]
1. To approach; to come forward; -- opposed to {recede}. [Obs.] --T. Gale.
2. To enter upon an office or dignity; to attain. Edward IV., who had acceded to the throne in the year 146
1. --T. Warton. If Frederick had acceded to the supreme power. --Morley.
3. To become a party by associating one's self with others; to give one's adhesion. Hence, to agree or assent to a proposal or a view; as, he acceded to my request. The treaty of Hanover in 1725 . . . to which the Dutch afterwards acceded. --Chesterfield. Syn: To agree; assent; consent; comply; acquiesce; concur.

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