(adjective, verb)


1. (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.


1. get or gather together

- I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife

Similar word(s): amass, collect, compile, hoard

Definition categories: possession, store

2. collect or gather

- Journals are accumulating in my office

Similar word(s): amass, conglomerate, cumulate, gather

Definition categories: change, increase

Sentences with accumulate as a verb:

- He wishes to accumulate a sum of money.