• The act of amassing or gathering, as into a pile.
  • The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.
  • A mass of something piled up or collected.
  • The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.
  • The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.
  • The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
  • The practice of taking two higher degrees simultaneously, to reduce the length of study.


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  • First attested in the late 15th century.
  • accumulate + -ion, or borrowed from Latin accumulatio. accumulatio.

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