A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (finance)
a. to increase
La reciente escasez acreció los precios del agua.The recent shortage increased the cost of water.
b. to accrue
No pagar a tiempo solo acrecerá la deuda.Failure to pay on time will only accrue the debt.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (finance)
a. to increase
Los riesgos acrecerán en los próximos meses.The risks will increase in the coming months.
b. to accrue
Los intereses han acrecido considerablemente, así que estoy pensando dejar de usar mi tarjeta de crédito.Interests have accrued considerably, so I'm thinking of not using my credit card anymore.
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transitive verb
to increase
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