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Noun: accumulation  u,kyoo-myu'ley-shun
  1. An increase by natural growth or addition
    - accretion
  2. Several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    - collection, aggregation, assemblage
  3. The act of accumulating
    - accrual, accruement
  4. (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation

Derived forms: accumulations

Type of: earnings, group, grouping, growth, increase, increment, lucre, net, net income, net profit, profit, profits, step-up

Encyclopedia: Accumulation