verb (used with object), cu·mu·lat·ed, cu·mu·lat·ing.
- cummings, e. e.,
- cumulative distribution function,
- cumulative effect,
- cumulative evidence
Origin of cumulate
Examples from the Web for cumulate
Sir Charles labored only to heap up the evidences of evolution; to cumulate them till the mass became irresistible.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams
When electors are allowed to cumulate on individual candidates, the favourites of sections within the party will be elected.Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government|T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth
When Ah starts makin' up de berths you kin sweep out de cah an' 'cumulate de sheets an' pillow cases.Lady Luck|Hugh Wiley
Oh, it was in the agreement that the intrest should stay and cumulate, he called it.Fighting the Sea|Edward A. Rand
adjective (ˈkjuːmjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)
Word Origin for cumulate
1530s, from Latin cumulatus "heaped, increased, augmented," past participle of cumulare "to heap," from cumulus "mound, heap" (see cumulus). Related: Cumulated; cumulating.