Definition of Accumulate

1. Verb. Get or gather together. "They accumulate the money in the closet"; "She rolled up a small fortune"




2. Verb. Collect or gather. "The crowds accumulate in the streets"; "The work keeps piling up"

Definition of Accumulate

1. v. t. To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money.

2. v. i. To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

3. a. Collected; accumulated.

Definition of Accumulate

1. Verb. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: poetic rare ) Collected; accumulated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accumulate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accumulate

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accumulate (current term)
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Literary usage of Accumulate

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1. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"Consequently a direction to accumulate during the life of the grantor and for some time afterwards ceases at his death, although twenty- one years has not ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"... and the entire number of students 1250. a cost of 3300/., and the fund was left to accumulate till 1750, when the hospital was opened with thirty hoys. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"EXECUTOR directed not to derive any advantage from keeping money in his hands without accounting for legal interest.'and to accumulate tbr the infant ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"... had anticipated rents on other property; had exchanged lands for stock in a heating and ventilating company; had allowed taxes to accumulate; and had, ..."

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