What does accession mean?

accession in AZ Dictionary

(n) The attainment of a dignity or position: the queen's accession toward throne.
(n) Something that is acquired or added; an acquisition.
(n) a growth by way of some thing added.
(v) To capture in the order of acquisition: a curator accessioning recently acquired paintings.
(v) to produce an archive of (additions to an assortment).
(v) make accurate documentation of improvements to a group, eg a library
To enter in the accession-book of a library. See accession-book.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "accession"
    • The prospect of Jang's accession is…
    • View More
  • Synonym for "accession"
    • augmentation, enlargement, increase, addition
  • Verb Forms for "accession"
    • accessioned, accessioning, accessions
  • Phrases for "accession"
    • Romania's accession, an accession, accession to, of accession
  • Rhyme for "accession"
    • Hessian, aggression, compression, concession, confession
  • Hypernym for "accession"
    • acquisition, attainment, agreement, increment, increase
  • Cross Reference for "accession"
    • coming, addition, deed of accession
  • Same Context for "accession"
    • influx, accessions, diminution, acquisition, outlay
488 votes

How would you define accession?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!