accession

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1ac·ces·sion

noun \ik-ˈse-shən, ak-\

: the act or process by which someone rises to a powerful and important position

: something that is added to a collection at a museum

Full Definition of ACCESSION

1
a :  increase by something added
b :  acquisition of additional property (as by growth or increase of existing property)
2
:  something added :  acquisition
3
:  the act of assenting or agreeing
4
a :  the act of becoming joined :  adherence
b :  the act by which one nation becomes party to an agreement already in force between other powers
5
a :  an act of coming near or to :  approach, admittance
b :  the act of coming to high office or a position of honor or power <her accession to power>
6
:  a sudden fit or outburst :  access
ac·ces·sion·al \-ˈsesh-nəl, -ˈse-shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of ACCESSION

  1. the accession of Queen Elizabeth II
  2. <an exhibit of the museum's latest accessions>

First Known Use of ACCESSION

1588

2accession

verb

Definition of ACCESSION

transitive verb
:  to record in order of acquisition

First Known Use of ACCESSION

1892

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