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.
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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.