to grow together; adhere (usually followed by to).
to add, as by growth.
Botany. grown together.
Historical Examples

It must run on at any rate for some years longer before it shall have accreted a convincing weight.
Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death Frederick W. H. Myers

We have the richest language that ever a people has accreted, and we use it as if it were the poorest.
The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne William J. Locke

to grow or cause to grow together; be or become fused
to make or become bigger, as by addition


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