Definitions for: Accrete


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Ac*crete", v. t.
To make adhere; to add. --Earle.


Ac*crete", a.
1. Characterized by accretion; made up; as, accrete matter.

2. (Bot.) Grown together. --Gray.

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

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