accumulate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To gather or accumulate; amass. See Synonyms at collect.
    • To heap up in a mass; to stack up; to get or gather; to amass.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To install up; enhance.
    • to develop or upsurge in amount or quantity; to increase considerably.
  • verb:
    • To heap up in a mass; to stack up; to gather or assemble; to amass.
    • to cultivate or increase in quantity or quantity; to improve considerably.
    • get or gather together
    • harvest or gather
  • adjective:
    • Collected; accumulated.
    • Collected; built up.
  • others:
    • To heap up; collect or gather; make a pile, size, or aggregation of: as, to amass planet or rocks; to build up money or sorrows.
    • To form by heaping up or obtaining the components or aspects of; obtain by gathering in; amass: as, to accumulate wide range.
    • to develop in dimensions, quantity, or amount; carry on increasing by successive improvements: as, general public evils accumulate.
    • To just take levels by accumulation, as in some English universities. See accumulation.
    • Collected into a mass or amount; increased; intensified.

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