Accumulation

All possible synonyms of the word Accumulation as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Accumulation

Definition

  • (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation

Synonyms

  • accumulation

Hypernyms

  • net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings: the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)

Topic domains

  • finance: the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

Hyponyms

  • store, stock, fund: a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
  • reserve, backlog, stockpile: something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

Accumulation, accrual, accruement

Definition

  • the act of accumulating

Synonyms

  • accumulation
  • accrual
  • accruement

Hypernyms

  • increase, step-up: the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"

Hyponyms

  • buildup: the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"

Collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

Definition

  • several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Synonyms

  • collection
  • aggregation
  • accumulation
  • assemblage

Hypernyms

  • group, grouping: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

Hyponyms

  • procession: the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation; "processions were forbidden"
  • pharmacopoeia: a collection or stock of drugs
  • string: a collection of objects threaded on a single strand
  • wardrobe: collection of clothing belonging to one person
  • wardrobe: collection of costumes belonging to a theatrical company
  • population, universe: (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
  • armamentarium: the collection of equipment and methods used in the practice of medicine
  • art collection: a collection of art works
  • backlog: an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)
  • battery: a collection of related things intended for use together; "took a battery of achievement tests"
  • block: a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit; "he reserved a large block of seats"; "he held a large block of the company's stock"
  • book, rule book: a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made; "they run things by the book around here"
  • book: a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
  • bottle collection: a collection of bottles; "her bottle collection is arranged on glass shelves in the window"
  • bunch, lot, caboodle: any collection in its entirety; "she bought the whole caboodle"
  • coin collection: a collection of coins
  • collage: any collection of diverse things; "a collage of memories"
  • content: everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something; "he emptied the contents of his pockets"; "the two groups were similar in content"
  • ensemble, tout ensemble: an assemblage of parts or details (as in a work of art) considered as forming a whole
  • corpus: a collection of writings; "he edited the Hemingway corpus"
  • crop: a collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
  • tenantry: tenants of an estate considered as a group
  • findings: a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
  • flagging: flagstones collectively; "there was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place"
  • flinders: bits and splinters and fragments; "it would have shattered in flinders long before it did that damage"
  • pack: a complete collection of similar things
  • hand, deal: the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"
  • long suit: in a hand, the suit having the most cards
  • herbarium: a collection of dried plants that are mounted and systematically classified for study
  • stamp collection: a collection of stamps
  • statuary: statues collectively
  • sum, summation, sum total: the final aggregate; "the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered"
  • agglomeration: a jumbled collection or mass
  • gimmickry: a collection of gimmicks
  • nuclear club: the nations possessing nuclear weapons
  • pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus: a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  • mass: an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)
  • combination: a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
  • congregation: an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together; "a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over"
  • hit parade: a collection of the best or most popular people or items of a given kind
  • Judaica: historical and literary materials relating to Judaism
  • kludge: a badly assembled collection of parts hastily assembled to serve some particular purpose (often used to refer to computing systems or software that has been badly put together)
  • library, program library, subroutine library: (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use
  • library: a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing
  • mythology: myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
  • biota, biology: all the plant and animal life of a particular region
  • fauna, zoology: all the animal life in a particular region or period; "the fauna of China"; "the zoology of the Pliocene epoch"
  • petting zoo: a collection of docile animals for children to pet and feed
  • set: a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
  • Victoriana: collection of materials of or characteristic of the Victorian era
  • class, category, family: a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"
  • job lot: a miscellaneous collection of things sold together
  • package, bundle, packet, parcel: a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
  • defense, defence, defense team, defense lawyers: the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; "the defense called for a mistrial"
  • prosecution: the lawyers acting for the state to put the case against the defendant
  • planting: a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area; "the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner"
  • signage: signs collectively (especially commercial signs or posters); "there will be signage displayed at each post"
  • generally accepted accounting principles, GAAP: a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures
  • pantheon: all the gods of a religion
  • Free World: anti-communist countries collectively
  • Third World: underdeveloped and developing countries of Asia and Africa and Latin America collectively
  • Europe: the nations of the European continent collectively; "the Marshall Plan helped Europe recover from World War II"
  • Asia: the nations of the Asian continent collectively
  • North America: the nations of the North American continent collectively
  • Central America: the nations of Central America collectively
  • South America: the nations of the South American continent collectively; "South America is an important market for goods from the United States"
  • Oort cloud: (astronomy) a hypothetical huge collection of comets orbiting the sun far beyond the orbit of Pluto; perturbations (as by other stars) can upset a comet's orbit and may send it tumbling toward the sun
  • galaxy: a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)
  • galaxy, extragalactic nebula: (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust; "`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'"
  • fleet: a group of warships organized as a tactical unit
  • fleet: group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
  • fleet: group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
  • repertoire, repertory: a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company can perform and do perform for short intervals on a regular schedule
  • repertory, repertoire: the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation; "the repertory of the supposed feats of mesmerism"; "has a large repertory of dialects and characters"
  • assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
  • batch, clutch: a collection of things or persons to be handled together
  • batch: all the loaves of bread baked at the same time
  • rogue's gallery: a collection of pictures of criminals
  • exhibition, exposition, expo: a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
  • convoy: a collection of merchant ships with an escort of warships
  • traffic: the aggregation of things (pedestrians or vehicles) coming and going in a particular locality during a specified period of time
  • aviation, air power: the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
  • vegetation, flora, botany: all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"
  • law, jurisprudence: the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
  • menagerie: a collection of live animals for study or display
  • data, information: a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn; "statistical data"
  • ana: a collection of anecdotes about a person or place
  • mail, post: any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post"
  • treasure: a collection of precious things; "the trunk held all her meager treasures"
  • treasure trove: any collection of valuables that is discovered; "her book was a treasure trove of new ideas"; "mother's attic was a treasure trove when we were looking for antiques"
  • trinketry: trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively
  • troponymy, troponomy: the place names of a region or a language considered collectively
  • smithereens: a collection of small fragments considered as a whole; "Berlin was bombed to smithereens"; "his hopes were dashed to smithereens"; "I wanted to smash him to smithereens"; "the toilet bowl ws blown to smithereens"

Instance hyponyms

  • Nag Hammadi, Nag Hammadi Library: a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of firsthand knowledge of Gnosticism
  • Wise Men, Magi: (New Testament) the sages who visited Jesus and Mary and Joseph shortly after Jesus was born; the Gospel According to Matthew says they were guided by a star and brought gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh; because there were three gifts it is usually assumed that there were three of them

Accretion, accumulation

Definition

  • an increase by natural growth or addition

Synonyms

  • accretion
  • accumulation

Hypernyms

  • increase, increment, growth: a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important; "the increase in unemployment"; "the growth of population"

Hyponyms

  • backup: an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage; "a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"
  • buildup: the result of the process of accumulation; "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
  • deposition, deposit: the natural process of laying down a deposit of something

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