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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 previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion ... (1846)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

accretive. ACCRUE'. v. To be added to; to arise from. pr. par. accruing; past, accrued: s. accruement. ACCUMULATE. v.

Google previewAcrostic Dictionary (1884)

Containing More Than Thirty Thousand Words with the Initials and Finals Alphabetically Arranged by Philippa M. Pearson

Abhorrence Accom plishable Arched Abnegate Accordance Arid Abode Accountable Armed Abominable Accoutre Around ' Abominate Accretive Arrow- head Above Accrue Articulated Abrade Accumulate Ascend Abridge Accurate Ashamed ...

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 previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

18 — Gratify, curative, accretive, creative. * 7420 — Green-house, carneous, queerness,corneous, crinose, carnous, grayness, cornice, coherence, grains, carency, creance, creancy, coherency, eagerness. * 742 1 — Granate, green- weed, ...

Google previewThe New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

accretive (ak-_kré'tiv), adj. adding to or increasing by growth. accroachmcnt (ak—kroch'ment), n. the act of accroaching; usurpation. accrue (ak- kroo), ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... (1810)

To which is Prefixed an Abstract of the Principles of English Pronunciation and Directions to Foreigners, for Acquiring a Knowledge of the Use of this Dictionary by John Walker, Citizen of Philadelphia

Accretive, ik-kr&'tlv. a ...

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1876)

by William Chambers

accretive ...

Google previewWebster's Common Sense Dictionary (1902)

Literary, Scientific, Encyclopedic, Pronouncing and Defining by Noah Webster

accretive, se-kret'lv, a.

Google previewPronouncing dictionary (1849)

by John Walker

ACCRETIVE, ak-kr£-tlv, adj. 158. Growing , that ...

Google previewPronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language (1843)

by John Walker

Accretive, 4k-kre.'tlv, a .

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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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