[v] grow or become attached by accretion; "The story accreted emotion"
[v] grow together (of plants and organs); "After many years the rose bushes grew together"
accumulate, amass, blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, conglomerate, cumulate, flux, fuse, gather, immix, meld, merge, mix, pile up
\Ac*crete"\, v. i. [From L. accretus, p. p. of accrescere to increase.]
1. To grow together.
2. To adhere; to grow (to); to be added; -- with to.
\Ac*crete"\, v. t. To make adhere; to add. --Earle.
1. Characterized by accretion; made up; as, accrete matter.
2. (Bot.) Grown together. --Gray.