Accumulative Ac*cu"mu*la*tive, a. Characterized by accumulation; serving to collect or amass; cumulative; additional. -- {Ac*cu"mu*la*tive*ly}, adv. -- {Ac*cu"mu*la*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • accumulativeness — noun see accumulative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accumulativeness — noun The state or qualities of being accumulative …   Wiktionary

  • accumulativeness — n. cumulativeness, tendency to accrue, tendency to collect …   English contemporary dictionary

  • accumulativeness — accumˈulativeness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑accumulate …   Useful english dictionary

  • accumulative — adjective Date: 1647 1. cumulative < an age of rapid and accumulative change > 2. tending or given to accumulation • accumulatively adverb • accumulativeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accumulative — accumulatively, adv. accumulativeness, n. /euh kyooh myeuh lay tiv, leuh tiv/, adj. 1. tending to accumulate or arising from accumulation; cumulative. 2. tending to accumulate wealth; acquisitive. [1645 55; ACCUMULATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • accumulative — /əˈkjumjələtɪv/ (say uh kyoohmyuhluhtiv) adjective tending to or arising from accumulation; cumulative. –accumulatively, adverb –accumulativeness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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