Synonyms for accretion

Synonyms for (noun) accretion

Synonyms: accretion

Definition: (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)

Similar words: inheritance, heritage

Definition: that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner


Synonyms: accretion, accumulation

Definition: an increase by natural growth or addition

Similar words: increase, increment, growth

Definition: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

Usage: the increase in unemployment; the growth of population


Synonyms: accretion

Definition: (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment

Similar words: increase, increment, growth

Definition: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

Usage: the increase in unemployment; the growth of population


Synonyms: accretion

Definition: (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles

Similar words: increase, increment, growth

Definition: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

Usage: the increase in unemployment; the growth of population


Synonyms: accretion

Definition: (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases

Similar words: increase, increment, growth

Definition: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

Usage: the increase in unemployment; the growth of population


Synonyms: accretion

Definition: something contributing to growth or increase

Usage: he scraped away the accretions of paint; the central city surrounded by recent accretions

Similar words: addition, increase, gain

Definition: a quantity that is added

Usage: there was an addition to property taxes this year; they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks