Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun accumulation

4 senses of accumulation

Sense 1
accretion, accumulation -- (an increase by natural growth or addition)
       => increase, increment, growth -- (a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population")

Sense 2
collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Sense 3
accumulation, accrual, accruement -- (the act of accumulating)
       => increase, step-up -- (the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary")

Sense 4
accumulation -- ((finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation)
       => net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings -- (the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses))

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