accrue-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: increase or accumulate in a period of time

He accrued over 1 million dollars in retirement funds.
An acclaimed journalist, Meyer accrued some degree of success.
The nature of his work rendered it impractical for him to take his
leave as it accrued.

VerbNet: obtain-13.5.2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: accrue.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: LAW: to come into existence as a claim that is legally enforceable

Taxes paid by the employer is accrued to the employee as a benefit
taxable on a tax return.
Unlike the gift of silk, no merit is accrued to the devotee for
offering cotton.
The house is accrued to the oldest son.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2