What does Accumulation mean?

Definitions for Accumulationəˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Accumulation.

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

  3. Origin: [L. accumulatio; cf. F. accumulation.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Accumulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Accumulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Valerie Meola:

    There will be a lot of that accumulation then, and then rain will come and wash it all away.

  2. Frank Lipman:

    Boosting liver function helps to decrease the accumulation of toxic products in the tissues.

  3. Hovhannes Guevorkian:

    There is an accumulation of Azeri forces all along the front line especially in the north and south of the country.

  4. William Rizzo:

    We think [the cause of SLS] is the accumulation of that fatty aldehyde harming the function of other molecules in the cell.

  5. Thomas Pitaud:

    In Haiti, it's the back-to-back accumulation and combination of disasters that puts pressure on the government and the people.

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