What does the word accede mean?

Usage examples for accede

  1. On the same morning Lady Glencora went to Queen Anne Street with the purpose of inducing Alice to go to Lady Monk's party; but Alice would not accede to the proposition, though Lady Glencora pressed it with all her eloquence. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  2. But if we turn to the provisions regarding the Permanent Court we find that such States as Russia and Mexico and Egypt are not entitled to accede to that special protocol at all, before entering the League. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  3. And if it was culpable and dangerous to refuse a sign of the Covenant, is it not peculiarly so to refuse to accede to it in actually taking hold upon it? – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham