accumulative

[ uh-kyoo-myuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv ]
/ əˈkyu myəˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv /
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adjective

tending to accumulate or arising from accumulation; cumulative.
tending to accumulate wealth; acquisitive.

Nearby words

  1. accumbent,
  2. accumulate,
  3. accumulated,
  4. accumulation,
  5. accumulation point,
  6. accumulator,
  7. accuracy,
  8. accurate,
  9. accurately,
  10. accurize

Origin of accumulative

First recorded in 1645–55; accumulate + -ive

Related forms
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Examples from the Web for accumulatively

  • It rolls up continually, accumulatively; and another fifty years will show more advance than the past five hundred.

    The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman