Associations to the word «Accession»


ACCESSION, noun. A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.
ACCESSION, noun. Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without.
ACCESSION, noun. (legal) 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).
ACCESSION, noun. (legal) The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
ACCESSION, noun. The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity.
ACCESSION, noun. (medicine) The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.
ACCESSION, noun. Agreement.
ACCESSION, noun. Access; admittance.
ACCESSION, verb. (transitive) To make a record of (additions to a collection).
ACCESSION COUNTRY, noun. A country in the process of joining the European Union

Dictionary definition

ACCESSION, noun. A process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group); "the art collection grew through accession".
ACCESSION, noun. (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement.
ACCESSION, noun. Something added to what you already have; "the librarian shelved the new accessions"; "he was a new addition to the staff".
ACCESSION, noun. Agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly); "accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent"; "assenting to the Congressional determination".
ACCESSION, noun. The right to enter.
ACCESSION, noun. The act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne); "Elizabeth's accession in 1558".
ACCESSION, verb. Make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche