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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman, Old French acreistre, from Latin accrēscere, from ad- + crēscere (to grow). Doublet of accresce.

VerbEdit

accrease (third-person singular simple present accreases, present participle accreasing, simple past and past participle accreased)

  1. (obsolete) To increase.

NounEdit

accrease (plural accreases)

  1. (obsolete) An increase.