accrue

[uh-kroo]
verb (used without object), accrued, accruing.
1.
to happen or result as a natural growth, addition, etc.
2.
to be added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, as interest on money.
3.
Law. to become a present and enforceable right or demand.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English acruen, acrewen, probably < Anglo-French accru(e), Middle French accreu(e), past participle of ac(c)reistre to increase < Latin accrēscere grow. See ac-, crew1, accretion

accruable, adjective
accruement, noun
nonaccrued, adjective
nonaccruing, adjective
superaccrue, verb (used without object), superaccrued, superaccruing.
unaccrued, adjective


1, 2. accumulate, collect, grow, increase.


1, 2. dwindle, decrease, diminish, lessen, dissipate.
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accrue (əˈkruː)
 
vb , -crues, -cruing, -crued
1.  to increase by growth or addition, esp (of capital) to increase by periodic addition of interest
2.  (often foll by to) to fall naturally (to); come into the possession (of); result (for)
3.  law (of a right or demand) to become capable of being enforced
 
[C15: from Old French accreue growth, ultimately from Latin accrēscere to increase, from ad- to, in addition + crēscere to grow]

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accrue
mid-15c., from O.Fr. acreue "growth, increase," from acreu, pp. of acreistre "to increase," from L. accrescere (see accretion).
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Example sentences
The initial public offering price set forth above does not include accrued
  interest, if any.
The biggest metropolitan employment gains over the past twelve months have
  accrued in a diverse array of places.
And as the devices have quickly accrued some of the same prestige as the old
  codex menus.
But the box-office returns accrued by offbeat hits suggest a symbiotic
  relationship.
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