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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
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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.
Zephaniah Crypt's Charity, under the stimulus of a late visitation by commissioners, were beginning to apply long- accumulating funds to the rebuilding of the Yellow Coat School, which was henceforth to be carried forward on a greatly-extended scale, the testator having left no restrictions concerning the curriculum, but only concerning the coat.
They pressed -- they swarmed upon me in ever accumulating heaps.
Crooks and his companions had been completely disheartened by this retrograde march through a bleak and barren country; and had found, computing from their progress and the accumulating difficulties besetting every step, that it would be impossible to reach Henry's Fort and return to the main body in the course of the winter.
But the innate tendency of his soul had only been accumulating fresh vigor during its apparent sluggishness.
By the fifteenth the season was in full blast, Opera and theatres were putting forth their new attractions, dinner-engagements were accumulating, and dates for dances being fixed.
Foot passengers, jostling one another's umbrellas in a general infection of ill temper, and losing their foot-hold at street-corners, where tens of thousands of other foot passengers have been slipping and sliding since the day broke (if this day ever broke), adding new deposits to the crust upon crust of mud, sticking at those points tenaciously to the pavement, and accumulating at compound interest.
Then, Africa will be there to offer to new races the treasures that for centuries have been accumulating in her breast.
Then,the car hit the roof of the gatehouse smartly, snapped a flag staff, played a tune upon some telegraph wires, and sent a broken wire like a whip-lash to do its share in accumulating unpopularity.
Katharine had a sense of impedimenta accumulating on all sides of her.
All the disgust and horror which Rachel had been accumulating burst forth beyond her control.
Juliet watched the accumulating heap with amazement.