- First attested in the late 15th century.
- accumulate + -ion, or borrowed from Latin accumulatio, accumulationis. Doublet of accumulatio.
- The act of amassing or gathering, as into a pile.
- The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.
- an accumulation of earth, of sand, of evils, of wealth, or of honors
- A mass of something piled up or collected.
- (law) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.
- (accounting) The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.
- (finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
- (Britain, education, historical, uncountable) The practice of taking two higher degrees simultaneously, to reduce the length of study.
- (accounting): retained earnings
act of accumulating, the state of being accumulated
concurrence of several titles to the same proof
continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings
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accumulation f (plural accumulations)