- v. 积累；增加；聚集
- vt. 积累; 积聚 gradually get more and more of sth over a period of time
- vi. 累积; 聚积 gradually increase in number or quality over a period of time
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"
collect or gather;
"Journals are accumulating in my office"
"The work keeps piling up"
- They set out to accumulate a huge mass of data.
- Dust and dirt soon accumulates if a house is not cleaned regularly.
- True poetry accumulates meaning every time it is read.
- However, as the evidence began to accumulate, experts from the zoo felt obliged to investigate.
- Over the years, I had accumulated hundreds of books.
- Rubbish accumulates quickly if you don't clear it regularly.
- Dust soon accumulates if the rooms are not swept.
- A thick layer of dust had accumulated in the room.
- Dust accumulated in the empty house.
- Dust and cobwebs had accumulated in the house while she was gone.
- Snow accumulated on the ground.
- If you don't sort out the papers on your desk on a regular basis they just keep on accumulating.
- Leaves will accumulate on your lawn if you do not rake them.
- Martin had no money for stamps, so the manuscripts accumulated in a heap under the table.
- A pile of work accumulated on his desk.
- Difficulties accumulated round his path.
- His debts accumulated.
- Debts began to accumulate.
- Little by little his savings accumulated.
- Silence accumulated for a while.
- However, as the evidence began to accumulate, experts from the Zoo felt obliged to investigate.
- Where wealth accumulates, and men decay.
- Snow accumulated to a depth of five feet.
- Events were rapidly rolling together from every quarter, and accumulating to a crisis.
- Unused books accumulated dust.
- I've accumulated quite a lot of rare books over the years.
- He gradually accumulated an impressive collection of paintings.
- They accumulated a large amount of river mud for fertilizer.
- We've accumulated so much rubbish over the years.
- As people accumulate more wealth, they tend to spend a greater proportion of their incomes.
- He accumulated a fortune by buying and selling used cars.
- By investing wisely she accumulated a fortune.
- By working hard you may accumulate a fortune.
- My uncle and aunt accumulated a fortune by saving their money.
- He accumulated a fortune in the course of years.
- We must accumulate funds for construction.
- They set to work accumulating a huge mass of data.
- He accumulated invaluable experience in the work of foreign affairs.
- Profound knowledge is accumulated little by little.
- The company said the debt was accumulated during its acquisition of nine individual businesses.
- accumulate a fortune 积蓄一笔财产
- accumulate a library 集成书库
- accumulate a thick layer of dust 积了厚厚的一层灰
- accumulate books 收藏书籍
- accumulate earth and stones 堆积泥土和石块
- accumulate evidence 收集证据
- accumulate experience 积累经验
- accumulate funds for 为…积累资金
- accumulate knowledge 积累知识
- accumulate materials for a novel 积累写小说的素材
- accumulate strength 积蓄力量
- accumulate wealth 积聚财富
- accumulate wisdom 积聚智慧
- accumulate 通常不以指人的词作宾语,若以指人的词作宾语,则含把人当成物来对待的意味,有贬义。
- accumulate, amass, heap, pile
- 这四个词都有“堆积”或“积累”的意思,表示“积累财富”的意思时, heap up和amass可互换。其区别是：
- 1.从堆积的高度来看, heap要比pile高。
- 2.从积累的速度和数量上看, amass比accumulate更迅速、更多。
- 3.从使用范围来看, accumulate比其他三词要广,既可用于具体意义,也可用于抽象意义,可以说“积水,积血”,也可以说“积累财富、利息、知识、悲哀、困难、恩德、罪恶、弊病等”; heap也可用于具体意义和抽象意义; amass主要用于抽象意义,如“积聚金钱、资源、知识等”; pile主要用于具体意义,常用于堆积同类的东西,尤其是扁平的东西。
- ☆ 1520左右进入英语，直接源自拉丁语的accumulatus，意为积聚。
- pile up
- save up
- store up
- accumulation n. 积聚；累积‖accumulative adj. 积聚的；累积的