- 1accede (to something) to agree to a request, proposal, etc. He acceded to demands for his resignation. Japan had little choice but to accede.
- 2 accede (to something) to achieve a high position, especially to become king or queen The queen acceded to the throne. see also accession
NAmE//əkˈsid//[intransitive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they accede
he / she / it accedes
past simple acceded
-ing form acceding