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Definition of the adjective accretive

What does accretive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. growing by accretion

Alternative definition of the adjective accretive


  1. Relating to accretion; increasing, or adding to, by growth - Glanvill

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics (2012)

Supplement by Michiel Hazewinkel

m-ACCRETIVE OPERATOR – Let X be a real Banach space with dual space X* and normalized duality mapping J (cf. also Duality; Adjoint space). An operator T: X D D(T) → 2* is called accretive if for every ac, ye D(T) and every u e Ta, v e Ty ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers: Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson


Google previewThe Entrepreneur’s Dictionary of Business and Financial Terms (2013)

by Khwaja Masoom

Accretive:Ifa company acquires another and saysthe dealis 'accretiveto earnings', it meansthat the resulting PE ratio (price/earnings) of the acquired companyisless than the acquiring company. Example: Company 'A' hasanearning per share ...

Google previewExecuSpeak Dictionary (2014)

by Carol Heiberger

Accretive An acquisition that will increase the earnings per share (EPS) calculation for the company that makes the purchase.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Mathematics, Supplement III (2001)

by Michiel Hazewinkel

includes various results for strongly monotone or strongly accretive APPROXIMATION SOLVABILITY mappings (cf. also Accretive mapping) . If T 45 ...

Google previewCambridge Business English Dictionary (2011)

by Cambridge University Press

accretive /a'kri:t1v/ adjective formal making ...

Google previewThe Favorite Pictorial Dictionary Defining and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1882)

Based Upon the Labors and Principles of Webster, and Other Authorities : Containing More Than 30,000 Words

Accretive (ak-kre'ijvi.ri . growte), ...

Google previewA General and Complete Dictionary of the English Language (1785)

To which are Added, an Alphabetical Account of the Heathen Deities ....

Accretive, a growing; that which by crowth is added. accrue, ton, to increase, arise from. Accu'rnalate, v.a. to pile up or heap together. Accuinulation, f, the aët of accumulating Accu'mulative, a, that which accumulates. accumulator, f, one who ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3R1E1T1I1V4E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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