ac·cu·mu·late vb -lat·ed, -lat·ingvt: to gather esp. little by little; specif: to add (income from a fund) back into the principalvi: to increase gradually in amount or number
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accumulare, agglomerate, aggregate, assemble, bring together, coacervare, collect, collect into a mass, collect together, colligate, combine, compile, concentrate, cumulate, garner, gather, gather into a mass, gather together, gather up, hoard, mass, pile up, stockpile, store up, unite
associated concepts: accumulate dividends, accumulate funds, accumulate income, accumulated damages, accumulated deductions, accumulated earnings, accumulated profits, accumulated reserve, accumulated sick leave, accumulated surplus, accumulation in a trust, accumulative judgment, accumulative sentence, consecutive sentence
accrue, add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, broaden, build up, enlarge in size, exaggerare, expand, extend, gain, greaten, grow, grow larger, increase, make greater, multiply, redouble, reinforce, spread, swell
- Alienatio rei praefertur juri accrescendi. — The law prefers the alienation of property rather than accumulationIII index accrue (increase), aggregate, codify, collect (gather), compile, concentrate (consolidate), congregate, conjoin, consolidate (unite), convene, crystallize, cull, expand, fund, garner, glean, hoard, increase, inure (benefit), join (bring together), keep (shelter), obtain, procure, raise (collect), reserve, set aside (annul), store
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To gradually acquire or gather an increasing amount of something.n.accumulation
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.