Example sentences for: accede

How can you use “accede” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Repeating the claims of Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, the essay says China needs American business and will accede to human rights demands to keep it.

  • But O'Brien, who has always been opposed to making deals with Sinn Fein, noted that there was now less open emphasis in Ireland on peace than on a breakthrough for Irish nationalism, and he added that an article in the Sunday Business Post--the Dublin newspaper most sympathetic to Sinn Fein--had rather given the game away with an article that said, "[T]he IRA, which is likely to maintain its ceasefire for several months, will almost certainly resist any attempt to accede to unionist demands for actual decommissioning of weapons by early summer."

  • Congress and the president appear ready to accede to their demands.

  • Ankara was reluctant to accede because of fears that the EU would pressure Turkey to relinquish its claim to Cyprus.

  • Its leading proponents are taking advantage of unprecedented political upheaval—as ten new Member States accede to the Union—to press their case for funding of basic research that is driven solely and independently by investigators themselves in the pursuit of excellence.


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