Meaning of CUMULATIVE in English


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

2. cumulative ·adj given by same testator to the same legatee;

— said of a legacy.

3. cumulative ·adj tending to prove the same point to which other evidence has been offered;

— said of evidence.

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

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