Definition of 'accrue'
Example sentences containing 'accrue'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The loan is secured against the property and interest is accrued annually until the point of payback. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Six points accrued from the last 21 on offer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet these benefits may not accrue to Britain as a whole. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Players accrue points based on their results throughout the year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These benefits accrue because hedging reduces the volatility of receipts and payments. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)The second right about to accrue to married women is the right to pay their own debts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Point out that interest is now accruing on the invoice. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Where is my money and the compound interest that will have accrued over that time? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Any points accruing will then count for double. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These apply to retired members and those still accruing benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It begins accruing from the time you receive your first payment while at university. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Benefits already accrued will not be affected. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His pictures capture outré but innocent moments in social history that magically accrue significance as time passes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And just as appealing are all the other benefits accrued. Secrets of the Soil (1990)They have also accrued a vast amount of experience in the business of projecting their music into wide open spaces. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is about accruing league points. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The fee is accrued over the duration of your tenure in the property and is usually retained from the proceeds from the resale. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It argues that the Government cannot take away accrued redundancy rights for existing employers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Second, the bond price is quoted net of accrued interest. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)If you deposit it, the interest accrued on savings will help offset the interest accrued on debt. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)If not, will he or she have to pay accrued self-employment taxes with interest and penalties? Christianity Today (2000)That suggests your wife should pay tax only in the year in which the amount was accrued, not the year in which it was received. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These benefits would accrue over time and would be relatively small, if any, in earlier years. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Although bonus money is accrued during the course of the year, it can be clawed back again by the bank if the fourth quarter proves especially tough. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Indeed, I would guarantee that one third of the cash accruing from higher fees is spent on outreach of this kind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'accrue'
In Common Usage. accrue is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'accrue'
British English: accrue VERB
If money or interest accrues or if you accrue it, it gradually increases in amount over a period of time.
If you do not pay within 28 days, interest will accrue.
Definition of accrue from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.