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Wordnet 3.0


1. periodically accumulated over time;
- Example: "accrued interest"
- Example: "accrued leave"
[syn: accrued, accumulated]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Accrue \Ac*crue"\ ([a^]k*kr[udd]"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Accrued; p. pr. & vb. n. Accruing.] [See Accrue, n., and cf. Accresce, Accrete.] 1. To increase; to augment. [1913 Webster] And though power failed, her courage did accrue. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. "Interest accrues to principal." --Abbott. [1913 Webster] The great and essential advantages accruing to society from the freedom of the press. --Junius. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

accrued adj 1: periodically accumulated over time; "accrued interest"; "accrued leave" [syn: accrued, accumulated]