Ac·crue, n. Something that accrues; advantage accruing. [Obs.]
Ac·crue v. i. [imp. & p. p. Accrued p. pr. & vb. n. Accruing.]
1. To increase; to augment.
And though power failed, her courage did accrue. --Spenser.
2. To come to by way of increase; to arise or spring as a growth or result; to be added as increase, profit, or damage, especially as the produce of money lent. “Interest accrues to principal.”
The great and essential advantages accruing to society from the freedom of the press. --Junius.
v 1: grow by addition; "The interest accrues"
2: come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the
oldest son" [syn: fall]