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accumulating

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or process of becoming greater in number
  • the accumulating of newspapers in the basement over the years is really getting out of hand

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accumulating

verb
present participle of accumulate

Synonyms & Antonyms of accumulating (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Accumulating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accumulating. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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