Accumulate+gradually

  • 1 accumulate — ac·cu·mu·late vb lat·ed, lat·ing vt: to gather esp. little by little; specif: to add (income from a fund) back into the principal vi: to increase gradually in amount or number Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 2 accumulate — broker/ analyst recommendation that could mean slightly different things depending on the broker/analyst. In general, it means to increase the number of shares of a particular security over the near term, but not to liquidate other parts of the… …

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  • 3 accumulate — verb ADVERB ▪ gradually, slowly ▪ steadily ▪ quickly, rapidly VERB + ACCUMULATE ▪ begin to …

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  • 4 accumulate — ac|cu|mu|late [əˈkju:mjuleıt] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of accumulare, from ad to + cumulare to pile up ] 1.) [T] to gradually get more and more money, possessions, knowledge etc over a period of time ▪ It is unjust… …

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  • 5 accumulate — verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Latin accumulatus, past participle of accumulare, from ad + cumulare to heap up more at cumulate Date: 15th century transitive verb to gather or pile up especially little by little ; amass …

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  • 6 gradually — adv. Gradually is used with these verbs: ↑abandon, ↑absorb, ↑accumulate, ↑adjust, ↑begin, ↑cease, ↑change, ↑climb, ↑cool, ↑cut, ↑dawn, ↑decline, ↑ …

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  • 7 accumulate — verb 1 (T) to gradually get more and more money, possessions, knowledge etc over a period of time: He accumulated a fortune through property speculation. 2 (I) to gradually increase in numbers or amount until there is a large quantity in one… …

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  • 8 accumulate — [ə kju:mjʊleɪt] verb gather together a number or quantity of. ↘gradually increase; build up. Derivatives accumulation noun accumulative adjective Origin C15: from L. accumulat , accumulare heap up , from ad to + cumulus a heap …

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  • 9 build — v. & n. v.tr. (past and past. part. built) 1 a construct (a house, vehicle, fire, road, model, etc.) by putting parts or material together. b commission, finance, and oversee the building of (the council has built two new schools). 2 (often foll …

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  • 10 addle — I. a. 1. Addled, spoiled (as eggs), rotten, putrid, corrupt. 2. Barren, unfruitful, fruitless, abortive, unproductive, unprolific, unfertile, sterile, infecund, addled. II. v. a. 1. Corrupt, spoil, render barren. See preceding. 2. Accumulate… …

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  • 11 nickel-and-dime — I verb 1. spend money frugally; spend as little as possible • Syn: ↑penny pinch • Hypernyms: ↑spend, ↑expend, ↑drop • Verb Frames: Somebody …

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  • 12 accumulated — accumulate ac‧cu‧mu‧late [əˈkjuːmjleɪt] verb 1. [transitive] to get, earn, or obtain something gradually over a period of time: • He had accumulated $20,000 in interest. • A lot of companies have accumulated significant debts. 2. [intransitive]… …

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  • 13 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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  • 14 evolution — evolutional, adj. evolutionally, adv. /ev euh looh sheuhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee veuh /, n. 1. any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. a product of such development; something… …

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  • 15 animal development — Introduction  the processes that lead eventually to the formation of a new animal starting from cells derived from one or more parent individuals. Development thus occurs following the process by which a new generation of organisms is produced by …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 radiation — radiational, adj. /ray dee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. Physics. a. the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. b. the complete process in which energy is emitted by one body, transmitted through an intervening medium or space, and… …

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  • 19 sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …

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  • 20 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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