Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
cumulative

cu·mu·la·tive

cumulative

 
 
pronunciation:
kyum y l tihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: becoming larger or greater by means of gradual addition.
The final exam is aimed at measuring students' cumulative knowledge of the subject studied over the school year.
definition 2: formed or acquired by gradual addition.
cumulative debt
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: cumulatively (adv.), cumulativeness (n.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature