accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass(verb)
collect or gather
"Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
assemble, heap up, garner, hoard, amass, get together, pucker, meet, conglomerate, roll up, gather, foregather, gain, pile up, stack up, tuck, collect, pull together, accumulate, compile, cumulate, forgather
roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard(verb)
get or gather together
"I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune"
heap up, call for, furl, lay away, hoard, stash, cache, amass, gather up, bundle up, wrap up, hive up, squirrel away, compose, roll up, take in, pull in, gather, roll, pick up, conglomerate, pile up, bundle, stack up, collect, pull together, accumulate, compile, cumulate, garner
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To amass is to bring together materials that make a mass, a great bulk or quantity. With some occasional exceptions, accumulate is applied to the more gradual, amass to the more rapid gathering of money or materials, amass referring to the general result or bulk, accumulate to the particular process or rate of gain. We say interest is accumulated (or accumulates) rather than is amassed; he accumulated a fortune in the course of years; he rapidly amassed a fortune by shrewd speculations. Goods or money for immediate distribution are said to be collected rather than amassed. They may be stored up for a longer or shorter time; but to hoard is always with a view of permanent retention, generally selfish. Aggregate is now most commonly used of numbers and amounts; as, the expenses will aggregate a round million.
Amass for oneself; for a purpose; from a distance; with great labor; by industry.
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