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ac·crue

accrue

 
 
pronunciation:
kru
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: accrues, accruing, accrued
definition: to grow or accumulate over time, esp. as something of benefit.
Interest accrues in a savings account.Our knowledge of the past accrues with the work of historians.
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synonyms:
accumulate, augment, build, build up, collect, grow, heap, increase, pile, redound
similar words:
amass, enlarge, expand, gather, swell, wax
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