accrete accrete


  1. (v) grow together (of plants and organs)
  2. (v) grow or become attached by accretion

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  1. But assessing how governments will conduct themselves is not like the common law, where precedents accrete until they solidify into doctrine that shapes future conduct.
  2. Freud has become an emperor, one around whom legends begin to accrete, who holds enlightened but absolute sway in his realm and is animated by a rigid sense of duty.
  3. Bill had no trouble with heterogeneous, and though he had no idea what it meant he managed to get through accrete.


  • Investors Send Twitter Up 11.4% Following Gnip News, Adding $2.7B To Its Market Cap

     Twitter had a massive day in the markets, soaring more than 11 percent following news this morning that it has acquired Gnip, a company that TechCrunch described as a longtime partner and customer. The acquisition could see it funnel its current customer base towards Gnip's popular tools, and also accrete to Twitter's top line Gnip's incomes. Twitter needs revenue growth, and more monetization ...
    on April 16, 2014     Source: TechCrunch


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