Definition of Accumulate in English :

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Accumulate meaning in English

Meaning of Accumulate in English

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Accumulate pronunciation in English

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1. accumulate, amass, collect, compile, hoard, pile up, roll up

get or gather together

Example Sentences:
'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'

2. accumulate, amass, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, pile up

collect or gather

Example Sentences:
'Journals are accumulating in my office'
'The work keeps piling up'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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to gather or become gathered together in an increasing quantity; amass; collect

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verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: acˈcumuˌlated or acˈcumuˌlating
to pile up, collect, or gather together, esp. over a period of time

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v. ac·cu·mu·lat·ed, ac·cu·mu·lat·ing, ac·cu·mu·lates
1. To gather or cause to increase; amass: We accumulated enough wood for a fire. Nearly all bank accounts accumulate interest.
2. To be the site for (a gradually increasing mass), especially as a result of disuse or neglect: Those old books are accumulating dust.
To mount or pile up; increase: Snow is accumulating on the roads. See Synonyms at gather.

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