OTHER WORDS FOR accrue
Origin of accrue
OTHER WORDS FROM accrueac·cru·a·ble, adjectiveac·crue·ment, nounnon·ac·cru·ing, adjectivesu·per·ac·crue, verb (used without object), su·per·ac·crued, su·per·ac·cru·ing.
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What does accrue mean?
The past tense of accrue (accrued) can also be used as an adjective describing something that has been accumulated, as in accrued interest.
The noun form of accrue is accrual.
In law, accrue means to become a legal right.
Example: A retirement fund allows money to accrue over the course of your career so that you can support yourself once you stop working.
Where does accrue come from?
The first records of the word accrue come from the 1400s. It is derived from the French word acreistre, meaning “to increase,” from the Latin accrēscere, “to grow.”
Accrue almost always refers to a quantity that is steadily growing—more and more of the thing is acquired as time passes. It is most often used when discussing interest that’s accrued in a savings account or other type of account or investment. But it can be used in many different scenarios. Employees accrue vacation days throughout the year. You can accrue airline miles by flying frequently or using a credit card that offers that reward. The word can also be used more generally in reference to the accumulation of intangible things: you can accrue power or wisdom.
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What are some other forms of accrue?
- accrued (past tense verb, adjective)
- accrual (noun)
- accruable (adjective)
- accruement (noun)
- nonaccrued (adjective)
- accruing (continuous tense verb, adjective)
- nonaccruing (adjective)
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How is accrue used in real life?
Accrue is often used when discussing finances, but it can refer to the accumulation of many things.
— Tarra Jackson – Madam Money® (@MsMadamMoney) March 27, 2015
@kikogpe I'm sure whatever technical issue there is with the Flying Club access will be resolved as quickly as possible. In the meantime, you can continue to accrue those miles by using the card but I'm afraid I can't help further from this end. ^RS
— Ask Virgin Money (@AskVirginMoney) May 28, 2020
Yeah I'm not here to accrue likes and follows.
— Florian's Home Office (@germanjedi) May 30, 2020
Try using accrue!
Which of the following things can accrue?
B. vacation days
D. all of the above
How to use accrue in a sentence
Any additional time off would come out of his accrued sick and vacation time, he was told.Workers are getting fired and penalized for reporting COVID safety violations|lbelanger225|October 23, 2020|Fortune
It sought, unsuccessfully, to reduce nurses’ accrued vacation time and to cut pension benefits for all employees who didn’t work full time.Investors Extracted $400 Million From a Hospital Chain That Sometimes Couldn’t Pay for Medical Supplies or Gas for Ambulances|by Peter Elkind with Doris Burke|September 30, 2020|ProPublica
Over at Palantir, which we have covered extensively the past few weeks, the company is even more of an outlier, with large-contract government sales that accrue over many years.Asana up 39% and Palantir still holding as both direct listings hit the public markets|Danny Crichton|September 30, 2020|TechCrunch
The order also does not prevent landlords from charging fees or accruing interest, if those are included under the renter’s lease.Everything to know about Trump’s halt on evictions|Aric Jenkins|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Subscription services, however, retained almost three-quarters of the extra viewing they had accrued over lockdown.‘We’ll get briefs we couldn’t access before’: Inside Channel 4’s push for programmatic advertisers|Seb Joseph|August 11, 2020|Digiday
The fines accrue thousands of dollars in interest every week.
You have to accrue power, use it in ethical ways, and hope that voters reward you for doing this.Bill de Blasio Mayoral Win Signals Working Families Party Ascendancy|David Freedlander|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Makes your kids want to do their chores, by allowing them to purchase prizes with the points they accrue.
Makes your kids want to do their chores by allowing them to purchase prizes with the points they accrue.
And Blizzard takes a 15% cut of the real-money transactions; the commissions that used to flow to eBay now accrue to them.Diablo 3 Director Regrets Building an In-Game Market|Megan McArdle|March 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From this time, by the help of these machines, immense and incalculable riches will accrue to the nation.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Other cases may occur, in which great advantage would accrue, if the principle were once admitted.Decline of Science in England|Charles Babbage
No possible benefit could accrue to Sylvia from a disclosure of his suspicion that he had borne the letter to her grandfather.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
His excellency also referred to the advantages which would accrue from the establishment of an agricultural society.History of Prince Edward Island|Duncan Campbell
The only gain that would accrue from his confession would be, he considered, a subjective gain to himself.A Life Sentence|Adeline Sergeant