accumulate - definition and synonyms

 
verb 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/əˈkjuːmjʊleɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyaccumulate
he/she/itaccumulates
present participleaccumulating
past tenseaccumulated
past participleaccumulated
  1. [transitive] to get more and more of something over a period of time

    Over the years, I had accumulated hundreds of books.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to increase in quantity over a period of time