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 Meanings and Examples of ACCEDE
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 v.  agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
Classic Sentence:
1  I rather wished, than believed him to be sincere; but, at any rate, was perfectly ready to accede to his proposal.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
2  Disappointed in the expectation of a customer, she coolly acceded to my request.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
3  The surprise of such an application was great indeed; it was too great for her to know in what manner she acceded to it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 43
4  I acceded to this the more readily, because I now reproached myself with having treated her former letter rather lightly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
5  She acceded to the suggestion of bouillon, which was grateful and acceptable.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VIII
6  This was one point, with regard to Lydia, at least, which was now to be settled, and Mr. Bennet could have no hesitation in acceding to the proposal before him.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 50
7  In the event of your acceding to my request it is probable that I shall have to narrate them to you.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
Example Sentence:
1  The idea that one of the two chief executives should eventually accede to the role, as has happened in the past, would raise fresh doubts about the board's independence.
2  The government acceded to public pressure to review the tax.