Mammoth Memory

Accrue – gradually increasing in amount over a period of time


(Pronounced ah-kroo)

To remember the definition of the word accrue, use the following mnemonic:

A crew (accrue) grew and grew over time.

A crew (accrue) grew and grew over time.


Examples of accrue in a sentence

Interest will accrue on the account at a rate of 7%.

Officials say the options will offer investors a longer time in which to accrue profits.

If you do not pay within 28 days, interest will accrue.

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