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Accumulate vs. Consolidate

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Accumulateverb

(transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literally or figuratively)

‘He wishes to accumulate a sum of money.’;

Consolidateverb

(ambitransitive) To combine into a single unit; to group together or join.

‘He consolidated his luggage into a single large bag.’;

Accumulateverb

(intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

Consolidateverb

To make stronger or more solid.

Accumulateadjective

Collected; accumulated.

Consolidateverb

(finance) To pay off several debts with a single loan.

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Accumulateverb

To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass; as, to accumulate a sum of money.

Consolidateadjective

(obsolete) Formed into a solid mass; made firm; consolidated.

Accumulateverb

To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

‘Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey,Where wealth accumulates, and men decay.’;

Consolidateadjective

Formed into a solid mass; made firm; consolidated.

‘A gentleman [should learn to ride] while he is tender and the brawns and sinews of his thighs not fully consolidate.’;

Accumulateadjective

Collected; accumulated.

Consolidateverb

To make solid; to unite or press together into a compact mass; to harden or make dense and firm.

‘He fixed and consolidated the earth.’;

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Accumulateverb

get or gather together;

‘I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife’; ‘She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis’; ‘She rolled up a small fortune’;

Consolidateverb

To unite, as various particulars, into one mass or body; to bring together in close union; to combine; as, to consolidate the armies of the republic.

‘Consolidating numbers into unity.’;

Accumulateverb

collect or gather;

‘Journals are accumulating in my office’; ‘The work keeps piling up’;

Consolidateverb

To unite by means of applications, as the parts of a broken bone, or the lips of a wound.

Consolidateverb

To grow firm and hard; to unite and become solid; as, moist clay consolidates by drying.

‘In hurts and ulcers of the head, dryness maketh them more apt to consolidate.’;

Consolidateverb

unite into one;

‘The companies consolidated’;

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Consolidateverb

make firm or secure; strengthen;

‘consolidate one's gains’; ‘consolidate one's hold on first place’;

Consolidateverb

bring together into a single whole or system;

‘The town and county schools are being consolidated’;

Consolidateverb

form into a solid mass or whole;

‘The mud had consolidated overnight’;

Consolidateverb

make or form into a solid or hardened mass;

‘consolidate fibers into boards’;

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