hoard up, gather up, aggregate, meet, pick up, group, furl, pucker, cumulate, stack, lay away, pile, bundle up, build up, claim back, monetize, recover, gain, pull in, stack up, heap up, store up, concentrate, conglomerate, pull together, agglomerate, hive up, tuck, forgather, corral, call for, wrap up, squirrel away, hive, bulk, hoard, constellate, bundle, assemble, take in, congregate, compile, accrue, earn, lump, mass, cash in, foregather, compose, cache, accrete, roll up, roll, get together, pile up, round up, stash
acquire (part of speech: verb)
take (part of speech: verb)
- " All human beings go through a previous life in the sphere of Instinct, where they are brought to see the worthlessness of earthly treasures, to amass which they gave themselves such untold pains! - "Seraphita", Honore de Balzac.
- After toiling through life to amass a fortune, they wish to have their own way of disposing of it. - "Newton Forster", Frederick Marryat.
- If the reader has followed us thus far he will have seen that while the idea of public necessity has been put prominently forth as the excuse for the great donations made to railroad companies, and the apology for the special privileges granted to them, in fact, the real object has been to create by special charter a privileged class with facilities to amass fortunes, and by the power granted to this class of perpetual succession and exclusive right under the law, to compel the whole people to pay tribute to it. - "Monopolies and the People", D. C. Cloud.