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accumulate

[uh-kyoo-myuh-leyt] /əˈkyu myəˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), accumulated, accumulating.
1.
to gather or collect, often in gradual degrees; heap up:
to accumulate wealth.
verb (used without object), accumulated, accumulating.
2.
to gather into a heap, mass, cover, etc.; form a steadily increasing quantity:
Snow accumulated in the driveway. His debts kept on accumulating.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin accumulātus heaped up (past participle of accumulāre), equivalent to ac- ac- + cumul(us) heap + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
accumulable, adjective
nonaccumulating, adjective
overaccumulate, verb, overaccumulated, overaccumulating.
preaccumulate, verb (used with object), preaccumulated, preaccumulating.
reaccumulate, verb, reaccumulated, reaccumulating.
superaccumulate, verb (used without object), superaccumulated, superaccumulating.
unaccumulable, adjective
unaccumulated, adjective
well-accumulated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wellaccumulated

accumulate

/əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt/
verb
1.
to gather or become gathered together in an increasing quantity; amass; collect
Derived Forms
accumulable, adjective
accumulative, adjective
accumulatively, adverb
accumulativeness, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin accumulātus, past participle of accumulāre to heap up, from cumulus a heap
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Word Origin and History for wellaccumulated

accumulate

v.

1520s, from Latin accumulatus, past participle of accumulare "to heap up" (see accumulation). Related: Accumulated; accumulating.

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