Synonyms of accession


1. accession, increase, increment, growth

usage: a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group); "the art collection grew through accession"

2. accession, property right

usage: (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement

3. accession, addition, acquisition

usage: something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff"

4. accession, assenting, agreement

usage: agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly); "accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent"; "assenting to the Congressional determination"

5. entree, access, accession, admission, admittance, right

usage: the right to enter

6. accession, rise to power, attainment

usage: the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne); "Elizabeth's accession in 1558"


1. accession, record, enter, put down

usage: make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library

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Definition and meaning of accession (Dictionary)