V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. to increase by growth or addition; 2. to grow together or become attached
Synonyms: accumulate, grow, increase
Antonyms: lose, diminish, decrease
Tips: Accrete is directly related to the noun accretion, which means "growth." Accrete is used as a more specific verb to describe two things growing together or growth through accumulation (see usage examples).
The music accreted the emotional impact of the scene. (grew, increased)
I plan on accreting my retirement funds through sounds investments. (accumulating, growing)
How do you plan to accrete knowledge on this topic? (accumulate)
It's everyone's goal to accrete enough wealth for a comfortable retirement. (accumulate, grow)
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