- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||accrued, accrues, accruing
||to come about by natural growth or accumulation, esp. as a benefit.
Interest accrues in a savings account.Our knowledge of the past accrues with the work of historians.
- accumulate, augment, build, build up, collect, grow, heap, increase, pile, redound
- similar words:
- amass, enlarge, expand, gather, swell, wax