Meaning of accrue

ac•crue

Pronunciation: (u-kr'), [key]
— -crued, -cru•ing.
  1. to happen or result as a natural growth, addition, etc.
  2. to be added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, as interest on money.
  3. to become a present and enforceable right or demand.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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