|Origin:||Probably from Old French acreue 'increase', from acreistre 'to increase', from Latin accrescere; ACCRETION|
ac‧crue [intransitive and transitive]
if advantages accrue to you, you get those advantages over a period of time
benefits that accrue to students
advantages accruing from the introduction of new technology
if money accrues or is accrued, it gradually increases over a period of time:
Interest will accrue until payment is made.
—accrual noun [countable usually singular]