Student Thesaurus

One entry found for accumulate.
Entry Word: accumulate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number <the number of complaints about that mail order firm is really accumulating> -- see INCREASE 2
2 to bring together in one body or place <finally accumulated enough donated books to hold a book sale> -- see GATHER 1
3 to gradually form into a layer, pile, or mass <clouds accumulating on the western horizon> -- see COLLECT 2