1. an increase by natural growth or addition

Similar word(s): accretion

Definition categories: process, growth, increase, increment

2. several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Similar word(s): aggregation, assemblage, collection

Definition categories: group, grouping

3. the act of accumulating

Similar word(s): accrual, accruement

Definition categories: act, increase

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

Definition categories: possession, earnings, lucre, net, profit, profits

Sentences with accumulation as a noun:

- an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, or of honors