Definitions for: Accumulate

[v] collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
[v] 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"

Webster (1913) Definition: Ac*cu"mu*late, v. t. [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.

Ac*cu"mu*late ([a^]k*k[=u]"m[-u]*l[=a]t), v. i.
To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase

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

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

Synonyms: amass, amass, collect, compile, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, hoard, pile up, pile up

See Also: accrete, backlog, bale, catch, chunk, come up, corral, drift, fund, hive away, increase, lay in, lump, pull in, put in, run up, salt away, scrape, scrape up, stack away, stash away, store

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