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ac·cu·mu·late

accumulate

 
 
pronunciation:
kyu my leIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: accumulates, accumulating, accumulated
definition 1: to pile up, collect, or gather.
The library accumulated many more books this year.
synonyms:
collect, gather
antonyms:
disperse
similar words:
acquire, bank, compile, hoard, reserve, save, store up
definition 2: to grow in amount or mass.
The snow accumulated overnight.
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antonyms:
decrease, diminish
similar words:
augment, enlarge, expand, heap up, increase, multiply, pile, stock up, swell, wax
derivation: accumulable (adj.)
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