[ uh-krood ]
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  1. added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, as interest on money: Each year, grants from the accrued interest on the trust fund are awarded to agencies and programs serving the Navajo Nation.

  2. happening or coming as or through a natural growth or addition; accumulated: The handmade ornaments speak of generations of accrued skill and a high degree of workmanship.

  1. Law. noting a right or demand that has become present and enforceable: Termination will not affect the accrued rights of either party under this Agreement.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of accrue.

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Other words from accrued

  • non·ac·crued, adjective
  • un·ac·crued, adjective

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