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Definitions of accumulate

  1. To increase greatly in size, number, or quantity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To collect; heap up. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To keap or pile up: to amass. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To heap together; amass. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To heap or pile up; amass; collect. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To increase. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To increase greatly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. To increase, as profits, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To heap up; to collect or bring together; to amass. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To heap or pile up; to collect or gather together; to increase greatly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. Collected; accumulated. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Accumulative. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Heaped; collected. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for accumulate

  1. When man, is said to have fever, he is only on " fire," to burn out the deadly gases, which a perverted, dirty, abnormal, laboratory, has allowed to accumulate by friction of the journals of his body, or in the supply of vital fluids. – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  2. Borrow, and accumulate capital; extend your trade, so that it may procure you immense profits; yet you shall never pay a greater contribution. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo
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