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accumulate

(ă-kūm′yŭ-lāt″) [L. accumulare, to pile up]
1. To grow in number or mass.
2. To store or incorporate.
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Furthermore, the Service cannot force a corporation to incur debt; therefore, accumulating earnings for future business expansion is allowed.
When a corporation is accumulating earnings, it must carefully document an actual need and a plan.
Similarly, if the business only has a few customers, it is more vulnerable to an economic downturn and should be entitled to accumulate additional earnings; this could also justify accumulating earnings for diversification.
This purpose does not have to be the only reason for accumulating earnings; it only has to be one of them.
Then somewhere along the way, oxygen molecules began accumulating in the oceans and atmosphere, a development that eventually allowed large, multicellular animals to evolve.
A closer analysis of several key factors in accumulating funds for retirement shows that many taxpayers would still benefit substantially from making deductible or nondeductible IRA contributions.
The accumulating knowledge hints that investigators may eventually solve the Alzheimer's riddle, perhaps by the end of the century, some say.
It features the new "Indy" interior, and has been used for a wide range of evaluations in the flight test program, accumulating some 60 hours.
In subsequent work, Kruth and his co-workers observed the unesterified particles accumulating -- even before fatty streaks appeared--in the arteries of rabbits fed high-cholesterol diets.