acumular


acumular
v.
to accumulate.
le gusta acumular recuerdos de sus viajes she likes collecting souvenirs of her trips
María acumula sus cosas viejas Mary accumulates her old stuff.
María acumula tiquetes Mary accumulates=collects tickets.
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acumular
verbo transitivo
1 to accumulate (datos) to gather; (dinero) to amass
verbo pronominal acumularse
1 to accumulate, pile up, build up
2 (gente) to gather
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verb
to accumulate, amass, gather
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1.
VT [+ posesiones] to accumulate; [+ datos] to amass, gather
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo <riquezas/poder> to accumulate; <experiencia> to gain
2.
acumularse v pron trabajo to pile up, mount up; intereses to accumulate; deudas to mount up

se me acumularon las deudas — my debts mounted (up)

se acumula mucho polvo aquí — a lot of dust accumulates here

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= accumulate, cumulate, heap, amass, pile, build up, mount, hoard, stockpile, stash, rack up, pile up, store up, cache, tot up, tote up.
Ex. Bureaux can be useful for proving trials, and the deferment of commitments until a suitable size of data base has been accumulated in the computer system.
Ex. Publish changes as they are accepted, in a periodical publication, cumulating these in a new edition of all or parts of the schedules, as suitable.
Ex. It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
Ex. Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
Ex. The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
Ex. A small committee of librarians, whenever they could spare time from their existing jobs and in their own time, began to build up a card file of information on available resources in the city.
Ex. Finally, the scores of amendments, which had been issued to change rules or clarify their meaning, had mounted to the point where catalogers copies of the AACR were seriously out-of-date, if they were not bulging with tip-ins.
Ex. What one might call 'fetishistic bibliomania' is a disease -- and few serious book-readers, let alone librarians, are free from a squirrel-like proclivity to hoard books.
Ex. This type of dairies are generally interested in stockpiling annual ryegrass as a source of high-quality winter forage.
Ex. When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
Ex. How many honorary doctorates has the Judge racked up since then?.
Ex. As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
Ex. Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
Ex. Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
Ex. Babies cry for an average of five hours a day for the first three months and tot up 51 days in their first year, according to survey.
Ex. When you tote up the carbon emissions caused by clearing land to grow corn, fertilizing it and transporting it, corn ethanol leaves twice the carbon footprint as gasoline.
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* acumular atrasos = build up + backlogs.
* acumular demasiado estock = overstock.
* acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
* acumular polvo = gather + dust, collect + dust.
* acumular problemas = build up + problems.
* acumular reservas = stockpile.
* acumularse = accrue.
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1.
verbo transitivo <riquezas/poder> to accumulate; <experiencia> to gain
2.
acumularse v pron trabajo to pile up, mount up; intereses to accumulate; deudas to mount up

se me acumularon las deudas — my debts mounted (up)

se acumula mucho polvo aquí — a lot of dust accumulates here

* * *
= accumulate, cumulate, heap, amass, pile, build up, mount, hoard, stockpile, stash, rack up, pile up, store up, cache, tot up, tote up.

Ex: Bureaux can be useful for proving trials, and the deferment of commitments until a suitable size of data base has been accumulated in the computer system.

Ex: Publish changes as they are accepted, in a periodical publication, cumulating these in a new edition of all or parts of the schedules, as suitable.
Ex: It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
Ex: Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
Ex: The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
Ex: A small committee of librarians, whenever they could spare time from their existing jobs and in their own time, began to build up a card file of information on available resources in the city.
Ex: Finally, the scores of amendments, which had been issued to change rules or clarify their meaning, had mounted to the point where catalogers copies of the AACR were seriously out-of-date, if they were not bulging with tip-ins.
Ex: What one might call 'fetishistic bibliomania' is a disease -- and few serious book-readers, let alone librarians, are free from a squirrel-like proclivity to hoard books.
Ex: This type of dairies are generally interested in stockpiling annual ryegrass as a source of high-quality winter forage.
Ex: When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
Ex: How many honorary doctorates has the Judge racked up since then?.
Ex: As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
Ex: Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
Ex: Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
Ex: Babies cry for an average of five hours a day for the first three months and tot up 51 days in their first year, according to survey.
Ex: When you tote up the carbon emissions caused by clearing land to grow corn, fertilizing it and transporting it, corn ethanol leaves twice the carbon footprint as gasoline.
* acumular atrasos = build up + backlogs.
* acumular demasiado estock = overstock.
* acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
* acumular polvo = gather + dust, collect + dust.
* acumular problemas = build up + problems.
* acumular reservas = stockpile.
* acumularse = accrue.

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acumular [A1 ]
vt
‹riquezas/poder› to accumulate, amass; ‹experiencia› to gain
acumularse
v pron
to accumulate
se acumula mucho polvo aquí a lot of dust accumulates o gathers here
los intereses se van acumulando the interest is accumulating o (frml) accruing, the interest is piling up (colloq)
el trabajo se iba acumulando work was piling o mounting up
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acumular (conjugate acumular) verbo transitivoriquezas/poderto accumulate;
experienciato gain
acumularse verbo pronominal [trabajo] to pile up, mount up;
[intereses] to accumulate;
[deudas] to mount up;
[polvo] to accumulate
acumular verbo transitivo to accumulate
'acumular' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
perecedera
- perecedero
English:
accumulate
- amass
- build up
- collect
- gather
- hoard
- pile up
- run up
- stockpile
- store
- store up
- accrue
- build
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acumular
vt
to accumulate;
le gusta acumular recuerdos de sus viajes she likes collecting souvenirs of her trips;
el tren fue acumulando retrasos en las diferentes paradas the train got further and further delayed at every stop
See also the pronominal verb acumularse
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acumular
v/t accumulate
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acumular vt
: to accumulate, to amass
See also the reflexive verb acumularse
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acumular vb to accumulate

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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