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accumulate (v.)

1520s, "to heap up" (transitive), from Latin accumulatus, past participle of accumulare "to heap up, amass," from ad "to," here perhaps emphatic (see ad-), + cumulare "heap up," from cumulus "heap" (from suffixed form of PIE root *keue- "to swell"). From 1759 in intransitive sense of "grow in size or number." Related: Accumulated; accumulating.

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Definitions of accumulate

accumulate (v.)
get or gather together;
Synonyms: roll up / collect / pile up / amass / compile / hoard
accumulate (v.)
collect or gather;
Synonyms: cumulate / conglomerate / pile up / gather / amass
From wordnet.princeton.edu