ACCRUE, v.i. accru'. [L. accresco, cresco.]

Literally, to grow to; hence to arise, proceed or come; to be added, as increase, profit or damage; as, a profit accrues to government from the coinage of copper; a loss accrues from the coinage of gold and silver.

ACCRUE, n. accru'. Something that accedes to, or follows the property of another. Obs.