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Meaning of ACCRETE

Pronunciation:  u'kreet

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  grow or become attached by accretion; "The story accreted emotion"
  2. [v]  grow together (of plants and organs); "After many years the rose bushes grew together"

ACCRETE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: accumulate, amass, blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, conglomerate, cumulate, flux, fuse, gather, immix, meld, merge, mix, pile up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ac*crete"\, v. i. [From L. accretus, p. p. of
    accrescere to increase.]
    1. To grow together.
    2. To adhere; to grow (to); to be added; -- with to.
  2. \Ac*crete"\, v. t.
    To make adhere; to add. --Earle.
  3. \Ac*crete"\, a.
    1. Characterized by accretion; made up; as, accrete matter.
    2. (Bot.) Grown together. --Gray.