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See also: accedò



  • IPA(key): /atˈt͡ʃɛ.do/
  • Rhymes: -ɛdo
  • Hyphenation: ac‧cè‧do



  1. first-person singular present indicative of accedere


Alternative forms[edit]


ad- (to, toward, at) +‎ cēdō (I move, yield).



accēdō (present infinitive accēdere, perfect active accessī, supine accessum); third conjugation, no passive

  1. to go or come toward, approach, reach
    Synonyms: prōgredior, aggredior, adorior, adeo, procedo, incedo, succēdō, ēvehō
    Antonyms: decedo, facesso, digredior, discedo, deficio, abeo, cedo
    • 43 BCEc. 17 CE, Ovid, Metamorphoses 14.11:
      Quam simul adspexit, "comitēs accēdite!" dīxit.
      As soon as he saw her, he cried, "Comrades, come near!".
  2. to advance, attack
    Synonyms: invādō, oppugnō, incurrō, impetō, incessō, aggredior, īnstō, excurrō, concurrō, occurrō, inruō, petō, intrō, incēdō, incidō, irrumpō, adorior, adeō, opprimō, accurrō, appetō, arripiō, assiliō, invehō, lacessō
    Antonyms: repugnō, resistō, adversor, obversor, obstō, sistō
  3. to be added, join
  4. to give assent to, accede or assent to, agree with, approve of
  5. to come near to or approach in resemblance; to be like, resemble
  6. to enter upon, undertake
    Synonyms: intro, introeo, subeō, ineo, invado, ingredior, succēdō, immigrō
    Antonyms: exeō, ēvādō, ēgredior, abeō, ēiciō
  7. to happen, befall
    Synonyms: interveniō, ēveniō, obveniō, expetō, obtingō, incurrō, incidō, accidō, intercidō, contingō, fīō


   Conjugation of accēdō (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accēdō accēdis accēdit accēdimus accēditis accēdunt
imperfect accēdēbam accēdēbās accēdēbat accēdēbāmus accēdēbātis accēdēbant
future accēdam accēdēs accēdet accēdēmus accēdētis accēdent
perfect accessī accessistī accessit accessimus accessistis accessērunt,
pluperfect accesseram accesserās accesserat accesserāmus accesserātis accesserant
future perfect accesserō accesseris accesserit accesserimus accesseritis accesserint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accēdam accēdās accēdat accēdāmus accēdātis accēdant
imperfect accēderem accēderēs accēderet accēderēmus accēderētis accēderent
perfect accesserim accesserīs accesserit accesserīmus accesserītis accesserint
pluperfect accessissem accessissēs accessisset accessissēmus accessissētis accessissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present accēde accēdite
future accēditō accēditō accēditōte accēduntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives accēdere accessisse accessūrum esse
participles accēdēns accessūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
accēdendī accēdendō accēdendum accēdendō accessum accessū

Derived terms[edit]


  • Catalan: accedir
  • English: accede
  • French: accéder
  • Italian: accedere
  • Portuguese: aceder
  • Spanish: acceder


  • accedo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • accedo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • accedo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to advance nearer to the city: propius accedere ad urbem or urbem
    • his crowning happiness is produced by a thing; the culminating point of his felicity is..: ad felicitatem (magnus) cumulus accedit ex aliqua re
    • to take a task in hand, engage upon it: ad opus faciendum accedere
    • to adopt some one's opinion: ad alicuius sententiam accedere, sententiam alicuius sequi
    • to be very near the truth: proxime ad verum accedere
    • to adopt the language of everyday life: accedere ad cotidiani sermonis genus
    • to take courage: animus alicui accedit, crescit
    • to approach the gods: propius ad deos accedere (Mil. 22. 59)
    • to devote oneself to politics, a political career: accedere, se conferre ad rem publicam
    • to undertake a case: ad causam aggredi or accedere




  1. first-person singular present indicative of acceder