accrete (third-person singular simple present accretes, present participle accreting, simple past and past participle accreted)
1.to grow together; adhere (usually followed by to).
2.to add, as by growth.
3.Botany. grown together.
1. to grow or cause to grow together; be or become fused
2. to make or become bigger, as by addition Word OriginC18, back formation from accretionCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
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