accruement


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ac·crue

 (ə-kro͞o′)
v. ac·crued, ac·cru·ing, ac·crues
v.intr.
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.
v.tr.
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.

accruement

(əˈkruːmənt)
n
the action of accruing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accruement - the act of accumulatingaccruement - the act of accumulating    
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
buildup - the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
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