- (intransitive) To agree or assent to a proposal or a view; to give way. [from 16th c.]
- (intransitive, now rare) To give one's adhesion; to join up with (a group, etc.); to become part of. [from 15th c.]
- (intransitive) To become a party to an agreement or a treaty.
- (archaic, intransitive) To approach; to arrive, to come forward. [15th-19th c.]
- (intransitive) To come to an office, state or dignity; to attain, assume (a position). [from 18th c.]