accrue

  

Definition

Accumulate or increase, gradually but steadily, over time.

Use accrue in a sentence

  • Many employers offer benefits packages that include paid leave that is allowed to accrue over time so that longer periods of time off can be taken at once.

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  • If you are able to accrue a large amount of money, you may not have to work your entire life.

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  • As far as I know, if I don't make withdrawals from my account, while I earn a paycheck from week to week, the balance should accrue.

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