Definition for AC-CU'MU-LATE

AC-CU'MU-LATE, v.t. [L. accumulo, ad and cumulo, to heap; cumulus, a heap; Sp. acumular; It. accumulare; Fr. accumuler, combler.]

  1. To heap up; to pile; to amass; as, to accumulate earth or stones.
  2. To collect or bring together; as, to accumulate causes of misery; to accumulate wealth.

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