Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)
  2. (noun, attribute) the right to enter
  3. (noun, communication) agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly)
    assenting to the Congressional determination
  4. (noun, possession) something added to what you already have
    he was a new addition to the staff
  5. (noun, possession) (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement
  6. (noun, process) a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)
  7. (verb, communication) make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Accession

Derivations: accede, access

Hyponyms: door

Hypernyms: acquisition, agreement, attainment, enter, growth, increase, increment, property right, put down, record, right

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