Accrue

Definition of Accrue

Ac`crue´   Pronunciation: ăk`krų´
v. i.1.To increase; to augment.
[imp. & p. p. Accrued ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Accruing.]
And though power failed, her courage did accrue.
- Spenser.
2.To come to by way of increase; to arise or spring as a growth or result; to be added as increase, profit, or damage, especially as the produce of money lent.
The great and essential advantages accruing to society from the freedom of the press.
- Junius.
n.1.Something that accrues; advantage accruing.

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