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ACCUMULATED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does accumulated mean? 

ACCUMULATED (adjective)
  The adjective ACCUMULATED has 2 senses:

1. brought together into a group or crowd
2. periodically accumulated over time

  Familiarity information: ACCUMULATED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ACCUMULATED (adjective)


Sense 1accumulated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Brought together into a group or crowd

Synonyms:

accumulated; amassed; assembled; congregate; massed; collected

Context example:

the accumulated letters in my office

Similar:

concentrated (gathered together or made less diffuse)


Sense 2accumulated [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Periodically accumulated over time

Synonyms:

accrued; accumulated

Context examples:

accrued interest / accrued leave

Similar:

increased (made greater in size or amount or degree)


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