Accession meaning

ăk-sĕshən
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The definition of accession is the process of taking one object and placing it with other objects.

The acquisition of new paintings by an art museum is an example of accession.

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A sudden outburst.
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Accession is defined as the process of getting a higher rank or position.

A prince becoming king is an example of the prince’s accession to the throne.

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The attainment of a dignity or rank.

The queen's accession to the throne.

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To record (a book, etc.) as a new accession.
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Agreement or assent.
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Access; admittance.
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To record in the order of acquisition.

A curator accessioning newly acquired paintings.

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The act of coming to or attaining (a throne, power, etc.)

The accession of a new king.

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Assent; agreement.
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An outburst; paroxysm; access.
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The act of acceding or agreeing, especially when it involves the yielding of part or all of one’s own position.
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The act of acceding to, or coming into possession of, an office, right, or title.
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In international law, the formal assent by one county to a treaty between other countries. By doing so, the country becomes a party to the treaty.
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The acquisition of title to personal property by applying labor that converts it into an entirely different thing (such as turning leather into shoes) or incorporates it into other property.
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An artificial or natural addition or improvement to property.
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A real property owner’s right to all that the property produces and to all that is artificially or naturally added to it, such as land reclaimed by the use of dams or the construction of buildings and other improvements. See also annexation.
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A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.
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Increase by something added; that which is added; augmentation from without.
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(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).
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(law) The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
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The act of coming to or reaching a throne, an office, or dignity.
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(medicine) The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.
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Agreement.
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Access; admittance.
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To make a record of (additions to a collection).
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Origin of accession

  • From Latin accessio, from accēdō (English accede). Cognate to French accession.

    From Wiktionary

  • First attested in 1646.

    From Wiktionary