Definitions for Accumulationəˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•cu•mu•la•tionəˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act or process of accumulating; the state of being accumulated.

  2. an accumulated amount, number, or mass.

  3. growth by continuous additions, as of interest to principal.

Origin of accumulation:

1480–90; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accretion, accumulation(noun)

    an increase by natural growth or addition

  2. collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage(noun)

    several things grouped together or considered as a whole

  3. accumulation, accrual, accruement(noun)

    the act of accumulating

  4. accumulation(noun)

    (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation


  1. accumulation(Noun)

    The act of amassing or gathering, as into a pile.

  2. accumulation(Noun)

    The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.

    an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors.

  3. accumulation(Noun)

    A mass of something piled up or collected.

  4. accumulation(Noun)

    The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.

  5. accumulation(Noun)

    The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.

  6. accumulation(Noun)

    The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.

  7. Origin: * First attested in the late 15th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accumulation(noun)

    the act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated, or that which is accumulated; as, an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, of honors

  2. Accumulation(noun)

    the concurrence of several titles to the same proof

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