Accrued
Accrue Ac*crue" ([a^]k*kr[udd]"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Accrued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accruing}.] [See {Accrue}, n., and cf. {Accresce}, {Accrete}.] 1. To increase; to augment. [1913 Webster]

And though power failed, her courage did accrue. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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.'' --Abbott. [1913 Webster]

The great and essential advantages accruing to society from the freedom of the press. --Junius. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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