Part of speech: verb

To arise as an addition; be added; accumulate.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour.