Definition of Acceding:
- "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.
At the end of that interval the Governor called me into his office and read out the brutal reply: " The Home Secretary requests Colonel Milman to inform Foote and Ramsey that he sees no reason for acceding to their request."- "Prisoner for Blasphemy", G. W. [George William] Foote.
Having thus used the terms ratify and confirm, even in regard to the old Confederation, it would have been strange indeed, if the people of the United States, after its formation, and when they came to establish the present Constitution, had spoken of the States, or the people of the States, as acceding to this constitution.- "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.