Difference between Accumulate and Conglomerate

What is the difference between Accumulate and Conglomerate?

Accumulate as an adjective is collected; accumulated. while Conglomerate as an adjective is clustered together into a mass.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Collected; accumulated.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass. To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.

Example sentence: As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Clustered together into a mass.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A cluster of heterogeneous things.A corporation formed by the combination of several smaller corporations whose activities are unrelated to the corporation's primary activity.A rock consisting of gravel or pebbles embedded in a matrix.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To combine together into a larger mass.To combine together into a larger corporation.

Example sentence: I suddenly realized that in order to do what I wanted to do, I had to become that which I hated - which is the head of a record company or a digital media conglomerate - and just do whatever you want.

We hope you now know whether to use Accumulate or Conglomerate in your sentence.

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