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v. ac·crued, ac·cru·ing, ac·crues
1. To come to one as a gain, addition, or increment: interest accruing in my savings account.
2. To increase, accumulate, or come about as a result of growth: common sense that accrues with experience.
3. To come into existence as a claim that is legally enforceable.
To accumulate over time: I have accrued 15 days of sick leave.

[Middle English acreuen, from Old French acreu, past participle of acroistre, to increase, add, from Latin accrēscere, to grow : ad-, ad- + crēscere, to arise; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

ac·cru′a·ble adj.
ac·crue′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.accrued - periodically accumulated over timeaccrued - periodically accumulated over time; "accrued interest"; "accrued leave"
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree


[əˈkruːd] adj (interest) → maturato/a
accrued charges → ratei mpl passivi
References in classic literature ?
Here are children in abundance, and what benefit could have accrued to me from his purchasing Vernon?
is it of his inheritance, or by what means hath it accrued to him?
Twas the most compenjus conversation that iver accrued.
An accrual method taxpayer currently deducts payroll taxes on year-end accrued vacation and bonus pay in the year before these taxes or the related compensation are paid.
The amount of the loans and all accrued interest were recorded on a note on January 1, 1994.
163-8T(c)(2)(ii)(B), accrued interest is treated as debt; interest accruing on unpaid interest is allocated in the same way as the unpaid interest.
They disallow this entire amount on the tax return and then deduct only the accrued or paid state income taxes.
The obligation at the date the statement is adopted--the "transition obligation"--would be based on the present value of the obligation for retirees and employees eligible for benefits, plus a proportionate amount for other active employees, less any plan assets or accrued liabilities on the company's balance sheet.
Instead, it either accrued in 2001 when it was paid or will accrue when the appellate review concludes.
If it accrued an amount based on an estimate that later differs from the actual amount, the taxpayer should take the difference into account in the year it makes such determination.
Under this analysis, the CFT accrued on the books during year 1 was, pursuant to section 461, properly chargeable to a prepaid asset account and not deductible until the subsequent "privilege" year.
Unless the employer decides as a matter of policy that accrued paid leave must be used before unpaid FMLA leave, an employee would be entitled to take available accrued paid leave, in addition to the 12 weeks' leave available under the FMLA.