accretion means: Portfolio accounting is the accumulation of straight-line capital gains from a discount bond, in anticipation of receiving par at maturity. (in Stock Market Dictionary)

What else does accretion mean?

  • Increase in size or growth by external additions, fusions, or inclusions. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Anything that contributes to this growth. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A process of bringing together or adhering to parts normally separated. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Slow land addition by the deposition of water-borne soil (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A land increase along the shore of a body water as a result of alluvial deposits. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A celestial object that is heavier than its surrounding interstellar materials due to gravitational capture. (in Merlin Dictionary)