Part of speech: verb

To heap or pile up; amass; collect.

Part of speech: verb

To increase, as profits, etc.

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Usage examples "accumulate":

  1. To save money, to accumulate sufficient capital for his release, was an impossibility, at all events within any reasonable time. - "Will Warburton", George Gissing.
  2. They just accumulate and I pack them away. - "Molly Brown's Junior Days", Nell Speed.
  3. It would be also very easy to accumulate a vast weight of testimony as to their forbearance from robbery. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.