Synonyms for accrue
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-kroo|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈkru|
Définition of accrueOrigin :
- mid-15c., from Old French acreue "growth, increase, what has grown," fem. of acreu, past participle of acreistre (Modern French accroître) "to increase," from Latin accrescere (see accretion). Related: Accrued; accruing. Apparently a verb from a French noun because there is no English verb to go with it until much later, unless the record is defective.
- verb increase by addition or growth, often financial
- Joro was a monarchist for sentimental reasons, not for the profits that might accrue to him.
- Extract from : « The Martian Cabal » by Roman Frederick Starzl
- And what glory to God, what advantage to men, could accrue from these apparitions?
- Extract from : « The Phantom World » by Augustin Calmet
- To reveal his secret would be to destroy the prestige that must accrue to him from exercising it.
- Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
- What benefit could accrue to him from a great political convulsion?
- Extract from : « The Daltons, Volume II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
- But I assume that such share of it as may accrue, will be—ha!
- Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
- But we will not be responsible for any traumas which accrue.
- Extract from : « The Status Civilization » by Robert Sheckley
- Such a method of dissemination must accrue to the advantage of a species.
- Extract from : « The Genus Pinus » by George Russell Shaw
- And what pleasure, or what confidence can accrue from preference so earned!'
- Extract from : « Camilla » by Fanny Burney
- What benefit will accrue to the Negro from the teaching of Negro history?
- Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 8, 1923 » by Various
- He positively believes in the benefits that accrue to those who are negative.
- Extract from : « Discourses of Keidansky » by Bernard G. Richards
Antonyms for accrue
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