Definition of accumulation


  • an increase by natural growth or addition. Synonyms: accretion.
  • several things grouped together or considered as a whole. Synonyms: aggregation, assemblage, collection.
  • the act of accumulating. Synonyms: accrual, accruement.
  • (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation.

Related words

agglomerate, agglomeration, ana, armamentarium, assortment, aviation, backlog, backup, batch, battery, biology, biota, block, book, botany, buildup, bunch, bundle, caboodle, category, class, clutch, collage, combination, congregation, content, convoy, corpus, crop, cumulation, cumulus, data, deal, defence, defense, deposit, deposition, ensemble, exhibition, expo, exposition, family, fauna, findings, flagging, fleet, flinders, flora, fund, galaxy, gimmickry, hand, heap, herbarium, information, jurisprudence, kludge, law, library, lot, mail, mass, menagerie, miscellanea, miscellany, mixture, motley, mound, mythology, pack, package, packet, pantheon, parcel, pharmacopoeia, pile, planting, population, post, potpourri, procession, prosecution, repertoire, repertory, reserve, salmagundi, set, signage, smithereens, smorgasbord, statuary, stock, stockpile, store, string, sum, summation, tenantry, traffic, treasure, trinketry, troponomy, troponymy, universe, variety, vegetation, wardrobe, zoology.

Rhymes with accumulation

abbreviation, abdication, aberration, ablation, abnegation, abomination, abrogation, acceleration, acclamation, acclimation, accommodation, accreditation, accusation, accusation, acidification, activation, adaptation, adjudication, administration, admiration.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • accumulation is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 18 points
  • accumulation is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 18 points
  • accumulation is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 25 points
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