1. [ noun ] an increase by natural growth or addition
Synonyms: accretion
Related terms: increase deposition backup buildup accrete
2. [ noun ] several things grouped together or considered as a whole
Synonyms: collection aggregation assemblage
Related terms: group data law set assortment combination class traffic content mass weaponry procession pile package exhibition mythology universe galaxy universe battery library vegetation agglomeration Free_World congregation aviation block batch bunch treasure sum hand job_lot fleet backlog pantheon prosecution statuary wardrobe defense pack menagerie library ana mail biota corpus Wise_Men long_suit treasure_trove petting_zoo signage Victoriana fauna armamentarium rule_book south_america findings nuclear_club crop asia gaap north_america nag_hammadi troponomy Third_World stamp_collection bottle_collection wardrobe pharmacopoeia fleet galaxy fleet kludge gimmickry planting repertory europe repertoire ensemble coin_collection collage rogue's_gallery batch convoy hit_parade Judaica art_collection tenantry central_america string smithereens french_west_indies Oort_cloud assemble
3. [ noun ] the act of accumulating
Synonyms: accruement accrual
Related terms: increase buildup collect accumulate accrue
4. [ noun ] (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
Related terms: net_income store reserve finance
Similar spelling:   accumulative