HyperDic: accrue

English > 2 senses of the word accrue:
VERBchangeaccruegrow by addition
possessionaccrue, fallcome into the possession of
accrue > pronunciation
Rhymesaircrew ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > accrue: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningGrow by addition.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The interest accrues"
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount
Spanishacrecentar, aumentar
Nounsaccrual, accruementthe act of accumulating
English > accrue: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningCome into the possession of.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"The house accrued to the oldest son"
Broaderchange hands, change ownersBe transferred to another owner
Similar tofall, lightfall to somebody by assignment or lot
fall, return, pass, devolveBe inherited by
Spanishacrecentar, acumularse, recaer
Nounsaccrualthe act of accumulating

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