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Meaning of CUMULATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]'kyoomyulit, [v]'kyoomyu`leyt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"

CUMULATE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: accumulate, amass, conglomerate, gather, pile up
 See Also: accrete, backlog, drift, increase



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cu"mu*late\ (k?"m?-l?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Cumulated} (-l?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cumulating}
(-l?`t?ng).] [L. cumulatus, p. p. of cumulare to heap up, fr.
cumulus a heap. See {Cumber}.]
To gather or throw into a heap; to heap together; to

      Shoals of shells, bedded and cumulated heap upon heap.

Thesaurus Terms
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