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ACCRETION

'ACCRETION' is a 9 letter word starting with A and ending with N

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for ACCRETION

2 letter words

UP

3 letter words

SET

4 letter words

BOOM - GAIN - GUSH - HIKE - JUMP - LEAP - RISE

5 letter words

BOOST - CLING - EDEMA - FLOOD - RAISE - SURGE

6 letter words

ACCESS - ASCENT - GROWTH - SPREAD - UPTURN

7 letter words

ADJUNCT - ADVANCE - BUILDUP - UPSURGE - UPSWING - UPTREND

8 letter words

ADDITION - INCREASE - JUNCTION - MOUNTING - SWELLING - WIDENING

9 letter words

ACCESSION - ACCESSORY - ACCRETION - ADHERENCE - ADMIXTURE - COHERENCE - CRESCENDO - ELEVATION - EXPANSION - EXTENSION - INCREMENT - INFLATION

10 letter words

BALLOONING - TUMESCENCE

11 letter words

DEVELOPMENT - ENLARGEMENT

12 letter words

ACCUMULATION - APPRECIATION - AUGMENTATION - CONDENSATION

13 letter words

AGGLOMERATION - AGGLUTINATION - AMPLIFICATION - CONSOLIDATION - PROLIFERATION

14 letter words

CONGLOMERATION - INSEPARABILITY - MULTIPLICATION - PRODUCTIVENESS - SOLIDIFICATION

Definition of accretion

  • (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)
  • an increase by natural growth or addition
  • (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
  • (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
  • (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
  • something contributing to growth or increase; "he scraped away the accretions of paint"; "the central city surrounded by recent accretions"

Anagrams of accretion

ANORECTIC



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