Accruing
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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  • accruing — index cumulative (increasing) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • accruing — ac·crue || É™ kruː v. accumulate, amass, compile; increase; grow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • accruing — /akruwin/ Inchoate; in process of maturing. That which will or may, at a future time, ripen into a vested right, an available demand, or an existing cause of action. Arising by way of increase or augmentation. Globe Indemnity Co. v. Bruce,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accruing — /akruwin/ Inchoate; in process of maturing. That which will or may, at a future time, ripen into a vested right, an available demand, or an existing cause of action. Arising by way of increase or augmentation. Globe Indemnity Co. v. Bruce,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accruing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • accruing costs — Costs and expenses incurred after judgment …   Black's law dictionary

  • accruing interest — Running or accumulating interest, as distinguished from accrued or matured interest. Interest accumulating daily on the principal debt but not yet paid and payable …   Black's law dictionary

  • accruing right — One that is increasing, enlarging, or augmenting …   Black's law dictionary

  • accruing costs — Costs and expenses incurred after judgment …   Black's law dictionary

  • accruing interest — Running or accumulating interest, as distinguished from accrued or matured interest. Interest accumulating daily on the principal debt but not yet paid and payable …   Black's law dictionary

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