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[v] collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
[v] get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for athe man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"


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\Ac*cu"mu*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accumulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accumulating}.] [L. accumulatus, p. p. of accumulare; ad + cumulare to heap. See {Cumulate}.] To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money. Syn: To collect; pile up; store; amass; gather; aggregate; heap together; hoard.
\Ac*cu"mu*late\ ([a^]k*k[=u]"m[-u]*l[=a]t), v. i. To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. --Goldsmith.
\Ac*cu"mu*late\ (-l[asl]t), a. [L. accumulatus, p. p. of accumulare.] Collected; accumulated. --Bacon.

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