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accumulate (third-person singular simple present accumulates, present participle accumulating, simple past and past participle accumulated)

  1. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together; to amass.
    He wishes to accumulate a sum of money.
  2. (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.
    • Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. - Oliver Goldsmith

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accumulate (not comparable)

  1. (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.

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EtymologyEdit

From accumulō (amass, pile up)

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accumulātē (comparable accumulātius, superlative accumulātissimē)

  1. abundantly, copiously

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ReferencesEdit

  • accumulate in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • accumulate in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • accumulate” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • accumulate in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)