collect sth, especially in large quantities
"Journals are accumulating in my office"
"The work keeps piling up"
"I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"
"She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"
"She rolled up a small fortune"
The son of a small landowner whose family had first amassed, and then lost, considerable wealth.
出自： C. V. Wedgwood
A detective must find it as important as a novelist to amass his trivial material before picking out the right clue.
出自： G. Greene