To better see sample sentences using the word
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Sample Sentences Using
accede -- as in: accede to her suggestion
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Home Page
as in: accede to her suggestion Define
to agree or express agreement
  • She will not accede to his request.
  • This decision was, that he ought to accede to the woman’s request...
    Tolstoy, Leo  --  Father Sergius
  • You were only a charming man before, but, if you accede to my proposal, you will be adorable.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I whispered Catherine that she mustn’t, on any account, accede to the proposal: it was entirely out of the question.
    Bronte, Emily  --  Wuthering Heights

  • Show more
  • This is an extremity to which no government will of choice accede.
    Hamilton, Alexander  --  Federalist Papers Authored by Alexander Hamilton
  • I regret that I cannot accede to your request.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Malefactor
  • I rather wished, than believed him to be sincere— but, at any rate, was perfectly ready to accede to his proposal.
    Austen, Jane  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Our poor invalid evidently felt it a heartless proposition, and would have felt it still more heartless in me to accede to it.
    Bronte, Anne  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • Here is a note from her, entreating you to accede to the request of Mr Mortimer Lightwood, the bearer.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Our Mutual Friend
  • Search for samples from other sources
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®

To see samples using other meanings of accede, click a word sense below:
as in: accede to her suggestion Define
to agree or express agreement
as in: accede to the throne Define
take on duties or office
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Home Page . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading