Synonym: access, addition, admittance, assenting, entree, rise to power. Similar words: succession, ecological succession, accessible, accessibly, inaccessible, accessibility, cession, secession. Meaning: [æk'seʃn] n. 1. a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group) 2. (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement 3. something added to what you already have 4. agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly) 5. the right to enter 6. the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne). v. make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library.
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1. The accession of the new president was a splendid pageant.
2. His accession to the important post was a big event.
3. 1926 was the year of Emperor Hirohito's accession to the throne.
4. Edward II's accession later that year accelerated his rise.
5. The same unity can be seen after Richard's accession.
6. But in the circumstances of 1483 an immediate accession may have seemed to offer real advantages.
7. The state of those relations, on Gorbachev's accession, was not an encouraging one.
8. He adds that the line between accession and adhesion is poorly defined.
9. A general right of accession would have created a major inroad into the continuing bilateralism of even multilateral treaties.
10. After the young Edward's accession in 1307 Beaumont rose rapidly.
11. Her accession in November 1558 brought to an end a period of terrible insecurity in her life.
12. The anniversary of the accession of George I, 1 August, was marked by an exciting event on the river.
13. Aethelbald's accession broke the monopoly of royal power in Mercia by Penda and his descendants which had lasted over seventy years.
14. On his accession he was crowned and anointed by ecclesiastics.
15. the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne.
16. No other material illustrates more vividly the political consternation and diplomatic uncertainty attendant on the accession of a new king.
17. The nucleotide sequence data of parthenogenesis bacteria will appear in Genbank under the following accession numbers.
18. An original draft of the Hay-Pauncefoote treaty provided for notification to and accession by third States.
19. Each stood out in different settings, creating a sense of inevitability about their eventual accession to the White House.
20. When he died there were only about half as many pupils in secondary schools as at his accession to the throne.
21. Aldfrith would then have been a man in his early thirties at his accession in 685, which seems more credible.
22. As noted, his prestige had steadily risen since his accession to office.
23. They have, on the whole, run fairly successful economies since the 1950s or since their accession to the Community.
24. Nor could he disregard the Salic Law which forbade the accession to the throne of a woman.
25. For the other families, however, association with the duke can be inferred only from grants made after his accession.
26. Aldfrith appears to have been very much on the periphery of Northumbrian dynastic life before his accession.
27. Brenner was the prince's man rather than Gloucester's, and was to be removed from office after Richard's accession.
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28. Nevertheless, Sidonius did fear for the safety of his own family in the aftermath of the accession of Nepos.
29. The distinction is not limited to the method of accession to power.
30. And this process was not immediately halted by the accession to power of the Bolsheviks.
More similar words: succession, ecological succession, accessible, accessibly, inaccessible, accessibility, cession, secession, recession, concession, procession, precession, access, accessory, accessorize, successive, session, obsession, expression, depression, confession, aggression, digression, oppression, profession, impression, compression, repression, suppression, possession.