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accumulate

(Amass), verb accumulare, aggregate, assemble, bring together, coacervare, collect, collect into a mass, collect together, colligate, compile, concentrate, cumulate, garner, gather, gather into a mass, gather together, gather up, hoard, mass, pile up, stockpile, store up, unite
Associated concepts: accumulate dividends, accumulate funds, accumulate income, accumulated damages, accuuulated deductions, accumulated earnings, accumulated profits, accumulated reserve, accumulated sick leave, accuuulated surplus, accumulation in a trust, accumulative judgment, accumulative sentence, consecutive sentence

accumulate

(Enlarge), verb accrue, add to, amplify, augment, broaden, build up, enlarge in size, exaggerare, expand, extend, gain, greaten, grow, grow larger, increase, make greater, multiply, redouble, spread, swell
Foreign phrases: Alienatio rei praefertur juri accrescendi.The law prefers the alienation of property rather than accumulation.
See also: accrue, aggregate, annul, benefit, codify, collect, compile, concentrate, congregate, conjoin, consolidate, convene, crystallize, cull, expand, fund, garner, gather, glean, hoard, increase, inure, join, keep, obtain, procure, raise, reserve, set aside, shelter, store, unite
References in classic literature ?
In a community like ours, where property confers immense distinction, social position, honour, respect, titles, and other pleasant things of the kind, man, being naturally ambitious, makes it his aim to accumulate this property, and goes on wearily and tediously accumulating it long after he has got far more than he wants, or can use, or enjoy, or perhaps even know of.
First accumulate a mass of Facts: and then construct a Theory.
But thou dost not feel all the secret motives that can urge a man to endure privations in order to accumulate wealth.
In order to accumulate the necessary amount of fine sea-sand, he ordered the steward to prepare for an elaborate system of top-dressing all the grounds.
I believe that nothing belonging to the family which it had been possible to break was unbroken at the time of those preparations for Caddy's marriage, that nothing which it had been possible to spoil in any way was unspoilt, and that no domestic object which was capable of collecting dirt, from a dear child's knee to the door-plate, was without as much dirt as could well accumulate upon it.
For the period of more than a century, the houses press upon each other, accumulate, and raise their level in this basin, like water in a reservoir.
But they would not hear of that, and said it would be much better if they had it then, because otherwise the interest would accumulate so.
Rooms, of course, accumulate their suggestions, and any room in which one has been used to carry on any particular occupation gives off memories of moods, of ideas, of postures that have been seen in it; so that to attempt any different kind of work there is almost impossible.
I shall not trouble you again--unless you happen to accumulate some more money or information," and he grinned.
The modern painters who have survived the brunt of the battle, have lived to see pictures for which they once asked hundreds, selling for thousands, and the young generation making incomes by the brush in one year, which it would have cost the old heroes of the easel ten to accumulate.
It is curious to find how the minute particles of gold, being scattered about and not corroding, at last accumulate in some quantity.
As usual, a great proportion was trumpery which had begun to accumulate in his father's day.