accumulated accumulated  /ə ˈkjum jə ˌleɪ tɪd/


  • (adj) periodically accumulated over time


  1. Having accumulated debts beyond what's sustainable, households and financial institutions are being forced to reduce them.
  2. This winter, Barr recounted, the Government subpoenaed IBM Chairman Frank Cary to produce virtually every document relating to computers accumulated by the company since 1973.


  1. Blessedly unburdened

    Joe O'Loughlin Our major summer project is to downsize a large build-up of ‘stuff’ that has accumulated over the years. This has been a never ending task, tackled in fits and starts. It is one I face with a mixture of dread and excitement.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

  2. Results: San Jose city employee pension database

    The database, based on April 2009 figures, includes the base pension and accumulated cost-of-living increases for nearly 4,000 retired San Jose police officers, firefighters and other city workers, including 290 who receive more than $100,000 a year.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Milpitas Post

  3. Health beat: Could doctors diagnose fraud?

    A confluence of dementia, accumulated wealth and con artists threatens aging baby boomers like no generation of retirees before them — and medical personnel are uniquely positioned to intervene but need additional training to do it.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune


  1. Craig added that over five terms in the House and three in the Senate, "I have accumulated seniority and important committee assignments that are valuable to Idaho."
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Larry Craig Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "I've won the states we have to win -- Ohio, now Pennsylvania," Clinton told CNN. "If you look at the broad base of support that I have accumulated, it really is the foundation on which we build our victory come the fall."
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Reuters India

  3. Burton told her that they would "combine their efforts and earnings and would share equally any an all property accumulated ......"
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Tim Burton Source: CBS 2

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