# Accretion synonyms

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The process of growing into a large amount or heap:

The full extent of such increase

An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum

The result of building up:

increase (related)

Growth, enlargement, etc.

The act or condition of cohering; cohesion

An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.

(Sports) The act or an instance of increasing the number of teams in a league

The amount of increase

shrinkage (antonym)

The total weight loss sustained by livestock in shipment to a market.

decrease (antonym)

A decreasing; lessening; diminution

deduction (antonym)

A deduction is defined as when something, especially money, is taken away.

(Uncountable, biology) The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.

A mathematical operation performed on a pair of numbers in order to derive a third number called a product. For positive integers, multiplication consists of adding a number (the multiplicand) to itself a specified number of times. Thus multiplying 6 by 3 means adding 6 to itself three times. The operation of multiplication is extended to other real numbers according to the rules governing the multiplicative properties of positive integers.

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**accretion**. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for**accretion**, like: accumulation, growth, addition, buildup, increase, coherence, enlargement, expansion, increment, rise and shrinkage.