from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make larger or greater, as by increased growth.
- intransitive v. To grow together; fuse.
- intransitive v. To grow or increase gradually, as by addition.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. : To grow together, combine; to fuse.
- v. : To adhere; to grow or to be added to gradually.
- v. : To make adhere; to add; to make larger or more, as by growing.
- adj. Characterized by accretion; made up; as, accrete matter.
- adj. Grown together - Gray
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To grow together.
- intransitive v. To adhere; to grow (to); to be added; -- with to.
- transitive v. To make adhere; to add.
- adj. Characterized by accretion; made up.
- adj. Grown together.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To grow by accretion; gather additions from without.
- To be added; adhere; become attached by a process of accretion.
- To cause to grow or unite.
- Grown together; formed by accretion; accreted.
- In biology, grown together: said of parts normally separate but naturally grafted. See accretion, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. grow together (of plants and organs)
- v. grow or become attached by accretion
Back-formation from accretion.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Back-formation from accretion. (Wiktionary)