[verb kyoo-myuh-leyt; adjective kyoo-myuh-lit, -leyt]
- to heap up; amass; accumulate.
- heaped up.
Origin of cumulate
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Examples from the Web for cumulated
And it initiated a neverending flurry of small-bore initiatives that cumulated in quite a lot of progress in the 1990s.Overcoming the Fear Factor
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It comes to me cumulated, and doubled, with that of James Hope.
Does not the mind reel and stagger at the idea of this cumulated horror?The Life Of George Cruikshank, Vol. II. (of II)
The annual volumes are cumulated in volumes of irregular extant.
It is the instrumentality through which knowledge has been conserved and cumulated.The Library and Society
The Bibliographic Index appears in quarterly issues, which are cumulated in annual volumes.
- to accumulate
- (tr) to combine (two or more sequences) into one
- heaped up
C16: from Latin cumulāre from cumulus heap
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Word Origin and History for cumulated
1530s, from Latin cumulatus "heaped, increased, augmented," past participle of cumulare "to heap," from cumulus "mound, heap" (see cumulus). Related: Cumulated; cumulating.
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