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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun accruement:


Definition of the noun accruement

What does accruement mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accruements

  1. the act of accumulating
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of accruement: accrual / accumulation
    • more generic words: increase / step-up = the act of increasing something
    • more specific word: buildup = the act of building up an accumulation

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Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

Accruer, like accruement, is an obsolete form of accrual, the general noun corresponding to the verb accrue. Accruer survives only in the phrase clause of accruer. Yet accrual has made substantial inroads even into this phrase, so that accrual ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy (2015)

by Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park

As a result of this crisis, the forestry industry, primarily in Germany, defined new regulations of felling and systematic afforestation to balance resource accruement and use. This example of sustainable forestry shows that sustainability was first ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

abolishment abridgement abridgment absent absorbent abstinent abundant accident accompaniment accomplishment accordant accountant accouterment accruement achievement acknowledgement acknowledgment acquiescent adamant ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

crewless, dewless, shoeless, viewless ewly \ii-lë\ see uly ewman \й-man\ see uman ewment \й-manт\ strewment accruement ewn \iin\ see oon1 ewness \,u-nas \ blueness, dueness, Eunice, newness, skewness, Tunis askewness ewpie \ii-pë\ ...

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

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

accruement. ACCUMULATE. v.

Google previewThe Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

accruement. ACCU'MULATE. v. To pile up ; to collect ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Criminological Theory (2010)

by Francis T. Cullen, Pamela Wilcox

An inmate's accruement of disciplinary tickets is a good indication of adjustment to prison life. Cao et al.'s examination of the factors that impact the nature and number of disciplinary tickets incurred by inmates demonstrated that importation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

by David Levinson

For correctional agencies, mandatory minimums and truth in sentencing laws ensure that convicted offenders serve the sentence assigned by the legislature, with little room for parole, accruement of good time, or other early release measures.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008)

by Richard T. Schaefer

protocol of the potlatch, with the accruement and distribution of property. These were a powerful people; warriors wore ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion (1829)

Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language, and Exhibiting the Plurals of Nouns and the Participles of Verbs; Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools

accruement. ACCUMULATE. v. To pile up; to heap together; to increase. pr. par, accumulating; past, accumur lated: s. accumulation, ac tor: adj. accumulative: adv. accumulatively.

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

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

accruement. ACCU'MULATE. v. To pile up; to heap together; to increase.

Google previewAllison's American Pictorial Handy Lexicon of the English Language (1882)

On the Basis of Websterś Counting-house Dictionary, Edition of 1829 by William L. Allison

Accruement, (ak-kroo'ment) n. increase ; growth. Accumbent, (ak-kum'bent) a. lying down ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3R1U1E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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