accumulates

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Accumulate \Ac*cu"mu*late\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Accumulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accumulating}.] [L. accumulatus, p. p. of accumulare; ad + cumulare to heap. See {Cumulate}.] To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money.

Syn: To collect; pile up; store; amass; gather; aggregate; heap together; hoard.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Accumulate \Ac*cu"mu*late\ ([a^]k*k[=u]"m[-u]*l[=a]t), verb (used without an object) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. --Goldsmith.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Accumulate \Ac*cu"mu*late\ (-l[asl]t), adjective [L. accumulatus, p. p. of accumulare.] Collected; accumulated. --Bacon.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

accumulate

verb

1: get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune" [syn: {roll up}, {collect}, {accumulate}, {pile up}, {amass}, {compile}, {hoard}]

2: collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up" [syn: {accumulate}, {cumulate}, {conglomerate}, {pile up}, {gather}, {amass}]


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