accumulated


accumulated

verb (used with object), ac·cu·mu·lat·ed, ac·cu·mu·lat·ing.

  1. to gather or collect, often in gradual degrees; heap up: to accumulate wealth.

verb (used without object), ac·cu·mu·lat·ed, ac·cu·mu·lat·ing.

  1. to gather into a heap, mass, cover, etc.; form a steadily increasing quantity: Snow accumulated in the driveway. His debts kept on accumulating.

verb

  1. to gather or become gathered together in an increasing quantity; amass; collect
adj.

past participle adjective from accumulate (v.). It drove out accumulate (adj.) in this sense (except in poetic use) by c.1700.

v.

1520s, from Latin accumulatus, past participle of accumulare “to heap up” (see accumulation). Related: Accumulated; accumulating.

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