Definitions for "accrue"
Accumulate or increase.
To increase; to augment.
To come to by way of increase; to arise or spring as a growth or result; to be added as increase, profit, or damage, especially as the produce of money lent.
To record revenues when earned and to record expenditures as soon as they result in liabilities for benefits received, notwithstanding that the receipt of cash or payment of cash may take place, in whole or in part, in another accounting period.
Accrued Expense
To record revenues and expenditures/expenses when they meet the recognition criteria of the fund type involved regardless of when the cash activity occurs.
The inclusion of a legacy (located) claim into the overlying cell, either upon application by the holder of the legacy claim or upon termination of the legacy claim through forfeiture, abandonment, or cancellation.
Keywords:  oldest, possession, son, come, gather
come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the oldest son"
To come into possession or gather together an amount, often over a period of time.
Keywords:  propagate, build, interest, loan
To propagate or build upon.
To accrue is when interest is building up on a loan.
Something that accrues; advantage accruing.
If something is accruing, it is building up day by day. If an organisation owes money for goods and services but has not received a bill up to the date it prepares its accounts, it will estimate what it owes. It will then include the debt in its accounts. This estimated liability is called an accrual.
Keywords:  add, month, first, amount, interest
To add up, as in the interest accrues from the first of the month.
Add to an amount.