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.

<-- p. 14 -->

 

© Webster 1913.


Ac*cu"mu*late (#), v. i.

To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Goldsmith.

 

© Webster 1913.


Ac*cu"mu*late (#), a. [L. accumulatus, p. p. of accumulare.]

Collected; accumulated.

Bacon.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.