What does accumulate mean?

accumulate meaning in General Dictionary

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  • to cultivate or escalation in quantity or quantity to increase considerably
  • To heap up in a size to pile up to collect or gather to amass as to accumulate a sum of money
  • get or gather collectively
  • harvest or gather
  • To heap up in a mass; to stack up; to collect or gather; to amass; because, to amass an amount of cash.
  • to develop or upsurge in quantity or number; to boost significantly.
  • gathered; accumulated.

accumulate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1520s, from Latin accumulatus, past participle of accumulare "to heap up" (identify buildup). Relevant: Accumulated; amassing.

accumulate meaning in Business Dictionary

To retain or build a quantity, frequently over a certain duration. "i'm attempting to accumulate most of the condition quarters granted by the united states of america Mint."

accumulate meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To heap up in a mass; to accumulate; to collect or assemble; to amass; as, to amass a sum of cash.

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  • (v. i.) to develop or escalation in volume or number; to boost considerably.
  • (a.) Collected; built up.

Sentence Examples with the word accumulate

Then there was the glaring anomaly of allowing the Conversion Economies to accumulate at compound interest in the hands of the commissioners of the Caisse, instead of using the money for remunerative purposes.

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