Definitions for cumulativeˈkyu myə lə tɪv, -ˌleɪ tɪv

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. accumulative, cumulative(adj)

    increasing by successive addition

    "the benefits are cumulative"; "the eventual accumulative effect of these substances"

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  1. cumulative(Adjective)

    Incorporating all data up to the present

  2. cumulative(Adjective)

    That is formed by accumulation of successive additions

  3. cumulative(Adjective)

    That tends to accumulate

  4. cumulative(Adjective)

    Having priority rights to receive a dividend that accrue until paid

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Cumulative(adj)

    composed of parts in a heap; forming a mass; aggregated

  2. Cumulative(adj)

    augmenting, gaining, or giving force, by successive additions; as, a cumulative argument, i. e., one whose force increases as the statement proceeds

  3. Cumulative(adj)

    tending to prove the same point to which other evidence has been offered; -- said of evidence

  4. Cumulative(adj)

    given by same testator to the same legatee; -- said of a legacy

  5. Origin: [Cf. F. cumulatif.]

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