Definition of Accrual

1. Noun. The act of accumulating.

Exact synonyms: Accruement, Accumulation
Generic synonyms: Increase, Step-up
Specialized synonyms: Buildup
Derivative terms: Accrue, Accrue, Accrue, Accumulate, Accumulate



Definition of Accrual

1. n. Accrument.

Definition of Accrual

1. Noun. An increase; something that accumulates, especially an amount of money that periodically accumulates for a specific purpose ¹

2. Noun. (accounting) a charge incurred in one accounting period that has not been paid by the end of it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accrual

1. the act of accruing [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accrual

accriminates
accriminating
accrimination
accriminations
accroach
accroached
accroaches
accroaching
accroachment
accroachments
accrochage
accroides
accroides gum
accroides resin
accruable
accrual (current term)
accrual basis
accrual bond
accruals
accrue
accrued
accruement
accruements
accruer
accrues
accruing
accrument
accruments
acct
accts

Literary usage of Accrual

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1. The Applied Theory of Accounts by Paul-Joseph Esquerré (1914)
"The accrual Basis Many concerns keep their books on the "accrual basis. ... If his books were kept on the accrual basis, that capacity would be shown to ..."

2. The Transfer Tax Law of the State of New York: Being Sections 220 to 245 by George Washington McElroy (1909)
"accrual and payment of tax. 337. The general subject. 338. When the tax accrues. ... Time of accrual of tax on decedent's interest in another estate. 346. ..."

3. Analysis of M. Ortolan's Institutes of Justinian: Including the History and by Thomas Lambert Mears, Joseph-Louis-Elzéar Ortolan (1876)
"(a) The right of accrual, according to the ancient rules applying to all persons, in respect of gifts pro non scriptis, and to any mode of lapsing in ..."

4. Revenue Statistics 1965-2003Business & Economics (2004)
"SPECIAL FEATURE SI accrual reporting in Revenue Statistics Introduction As announced in one of the Special Features - "The introduction of accrual ..."

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