To accumulate over time; to increase gradually.
From old french acroistre, from latin accrescere to increase.
- The interest on the savings account will accrue over time.
- The company's profits have been steadily accruing over the years.
- The benefits of the program will accrue to the community over time.
- The value of the property has been accruing over the years.
- The employee's vacation days will accrue over the year.