Meaning of accretive in English:

accretive

adjective

  • 1Characterized by gradual growth or increase.

    ‘despite the accretive sediment measured, there is a clear shoreline erosion’
    ‘we expect the acquisition to be highly accretive’
    1. 1.1Astronomy Characterized by the coming together and cohesion of matter under the influence of gravitation to form larger bodies.
      ‘the presence of a magnetic field has a significant effect on the accretive behaviour of a plasma’

Pronunciation

accretive

/əˈkriːtɪv/