accrete definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce larger or higher, as by increased growth.
    • In order to make adhere; to include.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To grow together; fuse.
    • to cultivate or increase slowly, as by addition.
    • To grow collectively.
    • To stick; to grow (to); to-be added; -- with to.
  • verb:
    • : to cultivate together, combine; to fuse.
    • : To adhere; to cultivate or even to be added to gradually.
    • : which will make adhere; to incorporate; to help make larger or more, as by growing.
    • grow together (of plants and organs)
    • grow or become connected by accretion
  • adjective:
    • described as accretion; made-up; because, accrete matter.
    • Grown together - Gray
    • described as accretion; made.
    • developed collectively.
  • others:
    • to develop by accretion; collect additions from without.
    • is added; adhere; become affixed by an ongoing process of accretion.
    • resulting in to cultivate or unite.
    • Grown collectively; created by accretion; accreted.
    • In biology, grown collectively: stated of components typically individual but obviously grafted. See accretion, 2.

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