American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To heap up; collect or bring together; make a pile, mass, or aggregation of: as, to accumulate earth or stones; to accumulate money or sorrows.
- To form by heaping up or collecting the parts or elements of; obtain by gathering in; amass: as, to accumulate wealth.
- To grow in size, number, or quantity; go on increasing by successive additions: as, public evils accumulate.
- To take degrees by accumulation, as in some English universities. See accumulation.
- Collected into a mass or quantity; increased; intensified.
- v. transitive To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass.
- v. intransitive To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.
- adj. poetic, rare Collected; accumulated.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass.
- v. To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.
- adj. Collected; accumulated.
- v. get or gather together
- v. collect or gather
- Latin accumulāre, accumulāt- : ad-, ad- + cumulāre, to pile up (from cumulus, heap; see keuə- in Indo-European roots). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The main thing I have realized, as the names accumulate, is the shockingly young age of some writers.”
“We can accumulate from a thoughts of others a small pleasing thoughts; nonetheless a suggestion stays bankrupt as good as empty.”
“The tendency of Capital to accumulate is a big threat to the free market.”
“In other words, gains from the rising value of the call options, given share price appreciation, will eclipse losses that accumulate from the short stance in TWX shares.”
“Whilst jogging along, three or four miles from camp, and calculating the probable sum total of dollars he should accumulate from the sales of furs he purposed taking from his traps that morning, his dog suddenly commenced barking at some invisible object which he supposed to be a squirrel, badger, or some other small animal, that had taken refuge in its burrow.”
“Investors long the calls accumulate profits if shares of CTXS rise 5% to surpass the breakeven point at $40.69 by expiration.”
“At home my coins accumulate in jars and paper cups and drawers, perhaps to serve as raw material for some future magnetic art project.”
“Resentments accumulate, which is why Iraqi prime minister Nouri Maliki proclaimed “a great victory” when the 2009 bilateral security agreement required U.S. troops to pull out of cities and towns.”
“When deferred, the cuts accumulate, which is why the pending reduction is so large.”
“As always with "isms" these terms accumulate a tremendous burden of assumption and stereotype, frequently deflecting discussion away from facts and into a never-never land of conflicting and irreconcilable ideologies.”
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