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cumulate

[ verb kyoo-myuh-leyt; adjective kyoo-myuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ verb 藞kyu my蓹藢le瑟t; adjective 藞kyu my蓹 l瑟t, -藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), cu路mu路lat路ed, cu路mu路lat路ing.
to heap up; amass; accumulate.
adjective
heaped up.
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Origin of cumulate

1525鈥35; <Latin cumul膩tus (past participle of cumul膩re to heap up, pile up, accumulate), equivalent to cumul(us) a heap, pile, mass, cumulus + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM cumulate

cu路mu路late路ly, adverbde路cu路mu路late, verb (used with object), de路cu路mu路lat路ed, de路cu路mu路lat路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for cumulate

cumulate

verb (藞kju藧mj蕣藢le瑟t)
to accumulate
(tr) to combine (two or more sequences) into one
adjective (藞kju藧mj蕣l瑟t, -藢le瑟t)
heaped up

Derived forms of cumulate

cumulately, adverbcumulation, noun

Word Origin for cumulate

C16: from Latin cumul膩re from cumulus heap
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