Ac·cu·mu·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accumulated p. pr. & vb. n. Accumulating.] To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money.
Syn: -- To collect; pile up; store; amass; gather; aggregate; heap together; hoard.
adj 1: brought together into a group or crowd; "the accumulated
letters in my office" [syn: amassed, assembled, collected,
2: periodically accumulated over time; "accrued interest";
"accrued leave" [syn: accrued]