Definition of "accrued" []

  • To increase by growth or addition, esp (of capital) to increase by periodic addition of interest (verb)
  • To fall naturally (to); come into the possession (of); result (for) (verb)
  • (of a right or demand) to become capable of being enforced (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of accrue. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "accrued" in a sentence
  • "First, Length of time since the title accrued, which vras from the death of Lord Cowper*s first wife in reversion, if not"
  • "And today may be a writing-and-paperwork day rather than a writing day, as I have somehow again accrued an awful lot of paperwork."
  • "I recently acquired a new phone number (not for nefarious purposes but thanks for asking) and with the new digits came all the collections-agency phone calls accrued by the previous owner of the number."