accumulative

adjective ac·cu·mu·la·tive \ ə-ˈkyü-m(y)ə-ˌlā-tiv , -lə- \

Definition of accumulative

1 :cumulative
  • an age of rapid and accumulative change
2 :tending or given to accumulation

accumulatively

adverb

accumulativeness

noun

Examples of accumulative in a Sentence

  1. The accumulative effect of his injuries forced him to retire.

  2. the accumulative effect of all her worries was to seriously undermine her health

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Origin and Etymology of accumulative


ACCUMULATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

accumulative

adjective

Definition of accumulative for English Language Learners

  • : growing or increasing over time



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