increasing by successive addition
"the benefits are cumulative"; "the eventual accumulative effect of these substances"
Incorporating all data up to the present
That is formed by accumulation of successive additions
That tends to accumulate
Having priority rights to receive a dividend that accrue until paid
composed of parts in a heap; forming a mass; aggregated
augmenting, gaining, or giving force, by successive additions; as, a cumulative argument, i. e., one whose force increases as the statement proceeds
tending to prove the same point to which other evidence has been offered; -- said of evidence
given by same testator to the same legatee; -- said of a legacy
Origin: [Cf. F. cumulatif.]
The numerical value of cumulative in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of cumulative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do n’t underestimate the cumulative effect of the cuts in interest rates and RRR, this wo n’t be the last cut.
I expect to see the market continue to swing widely this week, the cumulative effect from rate cuts will push up share prices gradually.
While we have had some big inflows into Europe these past few weeks, we are still a long way from reversing the cumulative outflows seen since the crisis began.
While we have had some big inflows into Europe these past few weeks, we are still a long way from reversing the cumulative outflows seen since the crisis began. As such, talk of Europe being ... near a 'top' may be a little premature.
Insist on yourself never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession... Do that which is assigned to you, and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.
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- съвкупен, кумулативенBulgarian
- αθροιστικός, συσσωρευτικόςGreek
- acumulativo, cumulativoSpanish
- kasautuva, kumulatiivinen, kasaantuvaFinnish
- cumulée, cumuléFrench
- cumulativo, cumulato, cumulataItalian
- narastający, łącznyPolish
- cumulativo, acumulativoPortuguese
- кумуляти́вный, совоку́пныйRussian
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