Synonyms for accumulation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-kyoo-myuh-ley-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : əˌkyu myəˈleɪ ʃən

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Définition of accumulation

Origin :
  • late 15c., from Latin accumulationem (nominative accumulatio) "a heaping up," noun of action from past participle stem of accumulare "to heap up, amass," from ad- "in addition" (see ad-) + cumulare "heap up," from cumulus "heap" (see cumulus).
  • noun gathering or amassing
Example sentences :
  • It has been the accumulation of years, and was intended as a provision for you and Robert.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • You'll get an accumulation on your ship that will shoot off like lightning—millions of volts!
  • Extract from : « The Hammer of Thor » by Charles Willard Diffin
  • With them was a bundle of newspapers and an accumulation of mail matter.
  • Extract from : « The Woman-Haters » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • This place is remarkable for the accumulation of Aztec and Spanish antiquities.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • History fills up some of its gaps by an accumulation of reasonings.
  • Extract from : « Introduction to the Study of History » by Charles V. Langlois
  • Hil found an accumulation of letters and invitations waiting her arrival.
  • Extract from : « Australia Revenged » by Boomerang
  • His fingers struck an accumulation of rubbish that had been tossed into the corner.
  • Extract from : « The Whispering Spheres » by Russell Robert Winterbotham
  • Hallock was evidently relieving an accumulation of irritation.
  • Extract from : « The Forbidden Trail » by Honor Willsie
  • It is the duty of government to encourage the accumulation of the savings of industry.
  • Extract from : « An Essay on Professional Ethics » by George Sharswood
  • They contain alkalies which help to lessen the accumulation of uric acid.
  • Extract from : « No Animal Food » by Rupert H. Wheldon

Antonyms for accumulation

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