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Pronunciation:  u'kyoomyu`leyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
  2. [v]  get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"

ACCUMULATE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: amass, amass, collect, compile, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, hoard, pile up, pile up
 See Also: accrete, backlog, bale, catch, chunk, come up, corral, drift, fund, hive away, increase, lay in, lump, pull in, put in, run up, salt away, scrape, scrape up, stack away, stash away, store



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ac*cu"mu*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accumulated};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Accumulating}.] [L. accumulatus, p. p. of
    accumulare; ad + cumulare to heap. See {Cumulate}.]
    To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring
    together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money.
    Syn: To collect; pile up; store; amass; gather; aggregate;
         heap together; hoard.
  2. \Ac*cu"mu*late\ ([a^]k*k[=u]"m[-u]*l[=a]t), v. i.
    To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase
          Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where
          wealth accumulates, and men decay.       --Goldsmith.
  3. \Ac*cu"mu*late\ (-l[asl]t), a. [L. accumulatus, p. p.
    of accumulare.]
    Collected; accumulated. --Bacon.
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