accede (v.) Look up accede at Dictionary.com
"come to or arrive at" (a state, position, office, etc.), early 15c., from Latin accedere "approach, go to, come near, enter upon," from assimilated form of ad- "to" (see ad-) + cedere "go, move, withdraw," from PIE root *ked- "go, yield" (see cede). Latin ad- usually became ac- before "k" sounds. Related: Acceded; acceding.