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- First attested in 1646.
- From Latin accessio, from accēdō (English accede). Cognate to French accession.
accession (plural accessions)
- A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.
- Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without.
- (law) A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement (provided the thing is not changed into a different species).
- (law) The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
- The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity.
- (medicine) The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.
- Access; admittance.
a coming to
(legal) mode of acquiring property
(legal) act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force
act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity
(medicine) invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease
- accession at OneLook Dictionary Search
- accession in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
accession f (plural accessions)