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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /əˈkriː.ʃən/
    • /əˈkriː.ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /əˈkriː.ʃən/

Definition of accretions word

  • noun accretions Plural form of accretion. 1

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Parts of speech for Accretions


accretions popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for accretions

noun accretions

  • accessions — Plural form of accession.
  • masses — the celebration of the Eucharist. Compare High Mass, Low Mass.
  • lumps — a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal.
  • bumps — the act of bumping a child
  • piles — a hemorrhoid.

Antonyms for accretions

noun accretions

  • drops — a small quantity of liquid that falls or is produced in a more or less spherical mass; a liquid globule.
  • fallsAlbert Bacon, 1861–1944, U.S. politician: senator 1912–21; secretary of the Interior 1921–23; convicted in Teapot Dome scandal.
  • losses — detriment, disadvantage, or deprivation from failure to keep, have, or get: to bear the loss of a robbery.

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