Thesaurus

accession

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of accession

1 something added to an existing supply
  • an exhibit of the museum's latest accessions

Synonyms for accession

Words Related to accession

2 the means or right of entering or participating in
  • joining the army was his emancipation from his family as well as his accession to adulthood

Synonyms for accession

Words Related to accession

Near Antonyms for accession

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About accession

Time Traveler for accession

Time Traveler

The first known use of accession was in 1551

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near accession

accessing

accession

accessions

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Accession.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accession. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on accession

Nglish: Translation of accession for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of accession for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about accession


Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Keep scrolling for more

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!