Definition: to agree or express agreement
Usage: The Maestro assented to the request for an encore
Similar words: agree
Definition: consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
Usage: She agreed to all my conditions; He agreed to leave her alone
Definition: yield to another's wish or opinion
Usage: The government bowed to the military pressure
Definition: take on duties or office
Usage: accede to the throne
Similar words: take office
Definition: assume an office, duty, or title
Usage: When will the new President take office?
Definition: be the successor (of)
Usage: Carter followed Ford; Will Charles succeed to the throne?