ACCRESCERE - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ACCRESCERE? Definition of ACCRESCERE in Black's Law Dictionary

In the civil and old English law. To grow to; to increase; to pass to, and become united with, as soil to land per alluvionem. Dig. 41, 1, 30, pr. The term is used in speaking of islands which are formed in rivers by deposit; Calvinus, Lex.; 3 Kent 428. It is used in a re- lated sense in the common-law phrase jus accres- cendi, the right of survivorship; 1 Washb.R.P. 426.

To commence; to arise; to accrue. Quod actio non accrevit infra sex anos, that the action did not accrue within six years; 3 Chit.P1. 914.

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