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Synonyms of the noun accretion

Equivalent words for the noun accretion:

  1. accumulation (12 letter word for accretion)
    • plural: accumulations
    • related terms: bioaccumulation, Bioaccumulate, Bioaccumulative, Hyperaccumulation, nonaccumulation, nonaccumulative, superaccumulation, superaccumulate, Coaccumulation, overaccumulation, overaccumulate, preaccumulation, preaccumulate, reaccumulation, reaccumulate, accumulable, accumulate, accumulative

Hypernyms of the noun accretion

More generic words for the noun accretion, that have fewer characters:

  1. addition (8 letter word)
  2. amount (6 letter word)
    • plural: amounts
    • related term: amounter
  3. botany (6 letter word)
    • plural: botanies
    • related terms: astrobotany, geobotany, neobotany, paleobotany
  4. change (6 letter word)
    • plural: changes
    • related terms: Antichange, exchange, exchangee, exchanger, transchange, transchanger, counterchange, interchange, interchanger, rechange, changable, changer
  5. element (7 letter word)
  6. flora (5 letter word)
    • plural: florae, floras
    • related terms: microflora, Epiflora, multiflora, subflora, Macroflora
  7. gain (4 letter word)
    • plural: gains
    • related terms: self-gain, outgain, pregain, pregainer, regain, regainment, regainable, regainer, gainage, gainful, gainless, gainsome, gainable, gainer, gainor, gainly, gainward, Gainwise
  8. growth (6 letter word)
    • plural: growths
    • related terms: Megagrowth, antigrowth, Hypergrowth, Nongrowth, ingrowth, intergrowth, misgrowth, outgrowth, overgrowth, pregrowth, regrowth, undergrowth, upgrowth, growthful, growthless, growthy, Growthwise
  9. heredity (8 letter word)
    • plural: heredities
  10. heritage (8 letter word)
    • plural: heritages
    • related terms: Nonheritage, inheritage, coheritage
  11. illness (7 letter word)
    • plural: illnesses
    • related terms: Nonillness, illess, illish, illite, illure, illy, iller, illation, illative
  12. increase (8 letter word)
    • plural: increases
    • related terms: nonincrease, nonincreasable, proincrease, superincrease, disincrease, preincrease, reincrease, increasable, increaser
  13. malady (6 letter word)
  14. object (6 letter word)
    • plural: objects
    • related terms: Nanoobject, Metaobject, Multiobject, Nonobject, Subobject, superobject, superobjection, overobject, overobjectify, preobject, preobjection, preobjective, reobject, Object-Based, objectee, objecthood, objectify, objectless, Objectlike, objectable, objecter, objector, objectize, objectization, objectant, objection, objectation, objective, objectative
  15. practice (8 letter word)
    • plural: practices
    • related terms: archpractice, nonpractice, nonpractical, nonpracticable, counterpractice, dispractice, malpractice, mispractice, outpractice, overpractice, Postpractice, prepractice, prepractical, repractice, practical, practician, practicable, practicer, practicant
  16. process (7 letter word)
  17. sickness (8 letter word)
    • plural: sicknesses
    • related terms: Cybersickness, sicken, sickish, sickless, sickling, sicker, sickly
  18. suburb (6 letter word)
    • plural: suburbs
    • related term: suburbian
  19. suburbia (8 letter word)
    • plural: suburbias
  20. sum (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for accretion)
    • plural: sums
    • related terms: outsum, oversum, sumage, sumen, sumless, sumer
  21. vantage (7 letter word)
    • plural: vantages
    • related term: disvantage

More generic words for the noun accretion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. advantage (9 letter word)
    • plural: advantages
    • related terms: self-advantage, self-advantageous, counteradvantage, disadvantage, disadvantageous, misadvantage, advantageous
  2. attribute (9 letter word)
    • plural: attributes
    • related terms: misattribute, misattribution, Overattribute, reattribute, reattribution, attributal, Attributee, attributable, attributer, attributor, attribution, attributive
  3. beginning (9 letter word)
    • plural: beginnings
    • related terms: misbeginning, rebeginning
  4. component (9 letter word)
  5. evolution (9 letter word)
    • plural: evolutions
    • related terms: microevolution, antievolution, Metaevolution, proevolution, self-evolution, coevolution, Eevolution, macroevolution, re-evolution, evolutoid, evolutive
  6. increment (9 letter word)

More generic words for the noun accretion, that have more characters:

  1. acquisition (11 letter word)
    • plural: acquisitions
    • related terms: Nonacquisition, proacquisition, self-acquisition, superacquisition, preacquisition, preacquisitive, reacquisition, acquisitor, acquisitive
  2. alteration (10 letter word)
    • plural: alterations
    • related terms: proalteration, prealteration, realteration, realterable, alterable, alterate, alterer, alterant, alterity, alterman, alterative
  3. constituent (11 letter word)
    • plural: constituents
    • related terms: microconstituent, Multiconstituent, nonconstituent, coconstituent, preconstituent, reconstituent, reconstitution, constitution, constitutive
  4. development (11 letter word)
    • plural: developments
    • related terms: Megadevelopment, Antidevelopment, Ecodevelopment, nondevelopment, nondevelopable, self-development, superdevelopment, counterdevelopment, maldevelopment, overdevelopment, predevelopment, redevelopment, underdevelopment, developist, developoid, developable
  5. inheritance (11 letter word)
    • plural: inheritances
    • related terms: Noninheritance, coinheritance, coinheritor, disinheritance, disinheritable, Disinheritor, preinheritance, inheritage, inheritable, inheritor
  6. modification (12 letter word, the longest hypernym for accretion)
  7. unwellness (10 letter word)
  8. vegetation (10 letter word)
    • plural: vegetations
    • related terms: Microvegetation, nonvegetation, Nonvegetarian, nonvegetable, nonvegetive, nonvegetative, prevegetation, revegetation, revegetate, undervegetation, vegetal, vegetarian, vegetism, vegetist, vegetable, vegetate, vegetous, Vegetize, vegetant, vegetive, vegetative

More generic phrases for the noun accretion:

  1. amount of money (15 character phrase)
  2. arithmetic operation (20 character phrase)
  3. biological process (18 character phrase)
  4. change of magnitude (19 character phrase)
  5. genetic endowment (17 character phrase)
  6. indefinite quantity (19 character phrase)
  7. organic process (15 character phrase)
  8. physical object (15 character phrase)
  9. physical process (16 character phrase)
  10. suburban area (13 character phrase)
  11. sum of money (12 character phrase)
  12. transferred possession (22 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for accretion)
  13. transferred property (20 character phrase)

Other more generic term for the noun accretion:

  1. step-up (7 character term)

Hyponyms of the noun accretion

More specific words for the noun accretion, that have fewer characters:

  1. alluvion (8 letter word)
    • plural: alluvions, alluvia
  2. alluvium (8 letter word)
    • plural: alluvia, alluviums
  3. archive (7 letter word)
    • plural: archives
    • related terms: archival, archivist, archiver
  4. backup (6 letter word)
    • plural: backups
  5. bank (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for accretion)
  6. buildup (7 letter word)
    • plural: buildups
  7. deposit (7 letter word)
    • plural: deposits
    • related terms: electrodeposit, electrodepositable, electrodepositor, electrodeposition, subdeposit, superdeposit, codeposit, predeposit, redeposit, redeposition, depositee, depositure, depositor, deposition, depositation, depositive
  8. depot (5 letter word)
    • plural: depots
    • related terms: Nondepot, subdepot
  9. descant (7 letter word)
    • plural: descants
    • related terms: overdescant, descantist, descanter
  10. discant (7 letter word)
    • plural: discants
    • related term: discanter
  11. double (6 letter word)
    • plural: doubles
    • related terms: cryptodouble, Nondouble, quasi-double, quasi-doubly, semidouble, semi-double, subdouble, redouble, redoubler, doublette, doublure, doubly, Doublable, doubler
  12. dregs (5 letter word)
    • related term: dregless
  13. drop (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for accretion)
    • plural: drops
    • related terms: multidrop, pandrop, paradrop, Prodrop, bedrop, outdrop, droplet, droplike, dropling, Dropship, dropman, dropwise
  14. entrepot (8 letter word)
    • plural: entrepots
  15. lees (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for accretion)
    • related terms: mallees, mallee, Mallen, malleable, malleate, malleation, leal, leery, leeful, leesome, leer, leeward
  16. library (7 letter word)
  17. lick (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for accretion)
  18. load (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for accretion)
  19. locum (5 letter word)
    • plural: locums
  20. lode (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for accretion)
    • plural: lodes
    • related terms: counterlode, counter-lode, loden, lodeman
  21. margin (6 letter word)
    • plural: margins
    • related terms: remargin, marginal, Marginless, marginate, margination
  22. museum (6 letter word)
  23. storage (7 letter word)
    • plural: storages
    • related terms: nonstorage, Self-Storage, prestorage
  24. store (5 letter word)
    • plural: stores
    • related terms: nanostore, microstore, microstress, Megastore, Multistore, Nonstore, substore, substory, superstore, bestore, instore, Cyberstore, E-Store, microstress, overstore, overstress, overstory, prestore, prestorage, prestress, restore, restoral, restress, restorable, restorer, restoration, restorative, re-store, substory, storial, storify, Storeless, Storelike, storeship, storey, storer, storeman, Storeward
  25. treasury (8 letter word)
    • plural: treasuries
    • related terms: Nontreasury, subtreasury
  26. vamp (4 letter word, one of the shortest hyponyms for accretion)
    • plural: vamps
    • related terms: revamp, revampment, vampish, Vampy

More specific words for the noun accretion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. alternate (9 letter word)
    • plural: alternates
    • related terms: subalternate, subalternant, subalternation, subalternity, coalternate, coalternation, coalternative, subalternant, subalternation, subalternity, alternance, alternize, alternant, alternation, alternity, alternative
  2. evaporite (9 letter word)
    • plural: evaporites
    • related term: evaporitic
  3. repertory (9 letter word)
    • plural: repertories
    • related terms: repertorial, repertorily
  4. settlings (9 letter word)
    • related terms: settler, settlor
  5. surrogate (9 letter word)
    • plural: surrogates
    • related term: surrogation

More specific words for the noun accretion, that have more characters:

  1. deposition (10 letter word)
    • plural: depositions
    • related terms: electrodeposition, electrodepositable, electrodepositor, nondeposition, nondepositor, redeposition, depositee, depositure, depositor, depositation, depositive
  2. electrodeposition (17 letter word, the longest hyponym for accretion)
    • plural: electrodepositions
    • related terms: electrodepositable, electrodepositor
  3. pigmentation (12 letter word)
  4. redeposition (12 letter word)
    • related term: antiredeposition
  5. replacement (11 letter word)
  6. repositing (10 letter word)
    • related terms: repositor, reposition
  7. reposition (10 letter word)
    • plural: repositions
    • related term: repositor
  8. storehouse (10 letter word)
    • plural: storehouses
  9. superposition (13 letter word)
    • plural: superpositions
    • related term: superpositive
  10. warehousing (11 letter word)
    • plural: warehousings

More specific phrases for the noun accretion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. salt lick (9 character phrase)
  2. stunt man (9 character phrase)

More specific phrases for the noun accretion, that have more characters:

  1. alluvial deposit (16 character phrase)
  2. alluvial sediment (17 character phrase)
  3. bank building (13 character phrase)
  4. demand deposit (14 character phrase)
  5. depository library (18 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for accretion)
  6. locum tenens (12 character phrase)
  7. security deposit (16 character phrase)
  8. sperm bank (10 character phrase)
  9. stunt woman (11 character phrase)

Other more specific term for the noun accretion:

  1. lost-and-found (14 character term)

Related words for the term accretion, that have fewer characters:

  1. Accrete (7 letter word)
    • inflections: accreted, accreting, accretes
    • related terms: accretal, Accreter, Accretor, accretion, accretive

Related words for the term accretion, that have more characters:

  1. Accreation (10 letter word)
  2. nonaccretion (12 letter word)
    • related term: nonaccretive
  3. accretal (8 letter word)
  4. Accreter (8 letter word)
    • related terms: accretal, Accretor, accretion, accretive
  5. Accretor (8 letter word)
  6. accretive (9 letter word)
    • related terms: nonaccretive, nonaccretion, accretal, Accreter, Accretor, accretion

Related phrase for the term accretion:

  1. Accretion (science) (19 character phrase)

Phrases with Accretion

  1. Accretion Disk
  2. Accretion Shock
  3. Accretion of Lithosphere

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