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accumulate

verb

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1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • the number of complaints about that mail order firm is really accumulating

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2 to bring together in one body or place
  • finally accumulated enough donated books to hold a book sale

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3 to gradually form into a layer, pile, or mass
  • clouds accumulating on the western horizon

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The first known use of accumulate was in the 15th century

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“Accumulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accumulate. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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