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Definitions of accumulate

  1. 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
  2. collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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
  4. To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Collected; accumulated. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To collect; heap up. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To increase. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Accumulative. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To keap or pile up: to amass. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To increase greatly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To heap together; amass. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To heap or pile up; amass; collect. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To increase, as profits, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To heap up; to collect or bring together; to amass. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To increase greatly in size, number, or quantity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. 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.
  18. Heaped; collected. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. ak-k[=u]m'[=u]l-[=a]t, v.t. to heap or pile up: to amass: to take degrees by accumulation, to take a higher degree at the same time with a lower, or at a shorter interval than usual.--v.i. to increase greatly: to go on increasing.--n. ACCUMUL[=A]'TION, a heaping up: a heap, mass, or pile.--adj. ACCUM'ULATIVE, heaping up.--n. ACCUM'ULATOR, a thing or person that accumulates, esp. an apparatus for storing electricity. [L.--ad, to, cumulus, a heap.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  20. Heap up, gain by degrees, (usu. fig., a fortune, ill will, &c., or abs.), amass, make money; take (University degrees) by accumulation (obj. expressed, or abs.), i. e., more than one step at a time; grow numerous, form an increasing mass or heap (lit. and fig., as dirt, disasters, had accumulated). [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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