Accumulate and Waste


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Accumulate verb – To become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number.
Waste is an antonym for accumulate in gather or amass something topic.
Nearby Words: accumulation, accumulating, accumulator, accumulative
Antonyms for Accumulate


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Waste verb – To use up carelessly.
Accumulate is an antonym for waste in dwindle topic.
Nearby Words: wasted, wasting, wasteful, wastage, wastefulness
Antonyms for Waste
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Common collocations

energy accumulate energy waste energy
power accumulate power waste power
amount accumulate amount waste amount
rest accumulate rest waste rest
Other nouns: army, resources, money, items, points, thousands, lives, amounts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Solid Gold Poop Although trees don't poop, the valuable heartwood at the center of a tree gets its strength, and often its beauty, from the waste products and unneeded trace substances that accumulate there.
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Waste or Accumulate. 2016. Accessed March 09, 2021.

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