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cu·mu·late

 (kyo͞om′yə-lāt′)
v. cu·mu·lat·ed, cu·mu·lat·ing, cu·mu·lates
v.tr.
1. To gather in a heap; accumulate.
2. To combine into one unit; merge.
v.intr.
To become massed.
adj.
Having cumulated or having been cumulated; heaped up or amassed.

[Latin cumulāre, cumulāt-, from cumulus, heap; see keuə- in Indo-European roots.]

cu′mu·la′tion n.

cumulate

vb
1. to accumulate
2. (tr) to combine (two or more sequences) into one
adj
heaped up
[C16: from Latin cumulāre from cumulus heap]
ˈcumulately adv
ˌcumuˈlation n

cu•mu•late

(v. ˈkyu myəˌleɪt; adj. -lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to heap up; amass; accumulate.
adj.
2. heaped up.
[1525–35; < Latin cumulātus, past participle of cumulāre to heap up, accumulate, derivative of cumulus a heap, mass]
cu′mu•late•ly, adv.
cu`mu•la′tion, n.

cumulate


Past participle: cumulated
Gerund: cumulating

Imperative
cumulate
cumulate
Present
I cumulate
you cumulate
he/she/it cumulates
we cumulate
you cumulate
they cumulate
Preterite
I cumulated
you cumulated
he/she/it cumulated
we cumulated
you cumulated
they cumulated
Present Continuous
I am cumulating
you are cumulating
he/she/it is cumulating
we are cumulating
you are cumulating
they are cumulating
Present Perfect
I have cumulated
you have cumulated
he/she/it has cumulated
we have cumulated
you have cumulated
they have cumulated
Past Continuous
I was cumulating
you were cumulating
he/she/it was cumulating
we were cumulating
you were cumulating
they were cumulating
Past Perfect
I had cumulated
you had cumulated
he/she/it had cumulated
we had cumulated
you had cumulated
they had cumulated
Future
I will cumulate
you will cumulate
he/she/it will cumulate
we will cumulate
you will cumulate
they will cumulate
Future Perfect
I will have cumulated
you will have cumulated
he/she/it will have cumulated
we will have cumulated
you will have cumulated
they will have cumulated
Future Continuous
I will be cumulating
you will be cumulating
he/she/it will be cumulating
we will be cumulating
you will be cumulating
they will be cumulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cumulating
you have been cumulating
he/she/it has been cumulating
we have been cumulating
you have been cumulating
they have been cumulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cumulating
you will have been cumulating
he/she/it will have been cumulating
we will have been cumulating
you will have been cumulating
they will have been cumulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cumulating
you had been cumulating
he/she/it had been cumulating
we had been cumulating
you had been cumulating
they had been cumulating
Conditional
I would cumulate
you would cumulate
he/she/it would cumulate
we would cumulate
you would cumulate
they would cumulate
Past Conditional
I would have cumulated
you would have cumulated
he/she/it would have cumulated
we would have cumulated
you would have cumulated
they would have cumulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cumulate - collect or gathercumulate - collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up"
increase - become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
backlog - accumulate and create a backlog
accrete - grow or become attached by accretion; "The story accreted emotion"
drift - be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current; "snow drifting several feet high"; "sand drifting like snow"

cumulate

verb
To bring together so as to increase in mass or number:
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