What does the word accrue mean?

Usage examples for accrue

  1. It is, however, the desire of the court, and certainly must accrue to the benefit of the prisoner, that she should take the witness stand in her own defence." – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. If you work it right, you can get him into a straight fight from start to finish, so it will not be a matter of rounds, which would accrue to his advantage. – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  3. The fibres obtained, as a rule, and as a result of this method of obtaining seeds, gradually deteriorate; much better results accrue when succession of crops and change of seed are carefully attended to. – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour