verb (used with object), ac·cu·mu·lat·ed, ac·cu·mu·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), ac·cu·mu·lat·ed, ac·cu·mu·lat·ing.
Origin of accumulate
Examples from the Web for accumulate
Bolstered by the momentum of Savage, Masters continued to accumulate up-and-coming conservative talent.
This means that their gene pools stagnate and accumulate increasingly harmful mutations.Our Taste for Cheap Palm Oil Is Killing Chimpanzees|Carrie Arnold|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To accumulate wealth so fast and on such a scale, it is necessary to eliminate independent law enforcement.
Until early November it was very easy to accumulate a large amount of money by selling, and re-selling highly modified cars.
I suspect that the answer was not to just accumulate victory points.Tammany Hall: the Game Where You Play as a New York City Ward Boss|Noah Kristula-Green|May 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Garland's family claimed so much of my attention—in fact, I supported them—that I was not able to accumulate anything.Behind the Scenes|Elizabeth Keckley
What do you suppose we'd be doin' with that surplus we'd accumulate?The Great American Pie Company|Ellis Parker Butler
More dominant, however, as the weeks passed and the branding went on, became the desire to accumulate property—cattle.Lonesome Land|B. M. Bower
The dogs at home are neat little fellows, and allow no litter to accumulate around their doors.My Native Land|James Cox
But to accumulate, or to use capital to any considerable extent, the combination of labor is necessary.