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accrete

(ə-krēt′)
v. ac·creted, ac·creting, ac·cretes
v.tr.
To make larger or greater, as by increased growth.
v.intr.
1. To grow together; fuse.
2. To grow or increase gradually, as by addition.
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The preferred stock accretes at an 8 percent annual rate and the preferred stockholders may convert to common stock of the company at either $7.
A conversion premium accretes at the rate of 8% per annum and is convertible on the same terms.