accede to the throne

Definition of accede to the throne

formal
:to become king or queen

Word by Word Definitions

accede play
  1. : to express approval or give consent : to agree to a request or demand

  2. : to become a party to something (such as an agreement)

  3. : to enter upon an office or position

throne play
  1. : the chair of state of a sovereign or high dignitary (such as a bishop)

  2. : the seat of a deity

  3. : royal power and dignity : sovereignty

  1. : to seat on a throne

  2. : to invest with kingly rank or power

  3. : to sit on a throne


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