Definition of accumulate
- accumulate a fortune
- snow accumulating to a depth of several feet
Evidence of his guilt is accumulating.
the number of complaints about that mail order firm is really accumulating
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: to gather or acquire (something) gradually as time passes
: to increase gradually in amount as time passes
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