Associations to the word «Accrue»


ACCRUE, verb. (intransitive) To increase, to augment; 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.
ACCRUE, verb. (intransitive) (accounting) To be incurred as a result of the passage of time.
ACCRUE, verb. (intransitive) (legal) To become an enforceable and permanent right.
ACCRUE, noun. (obsolete) Something that accrues; advantage accruing

Dictionary definition

ACCRUE, verb. Grow by addition; "The interest accrues".
ACCRUE, verb. Come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the oldest son".

Wise words

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