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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cumulative; compare cumulate.

VerbEdit

cume (third-person singular simple present cumes, present participle cuming, simple past and past participle cumed)

  1. (film) Earn cumulatively at the box office.

Usage notesEdit

Particularly in past or perfect forms, as “cumed” or “has cumed”, since “cumulative box office receipts” is primarily a backwards-looking concept.

NounEdit

cume (plural cumes)

  1. (film) Cumulative box office receipts.
  1. (radio) Cumulative radio audience.
    • 2004, Steve Warren, Radio
      Compare cume to the number of shoppers that go into a supermarket. Let's imagine that the station has no listeners and the supermarket has no shoppers.
    • 2011, Gary Dahl, Advertising For Dummies
      If a particular station has a cume of 250,000, but most listeners are women and only a very few are within your target demo, then this 250,000 figure doesn't help you.

AdjectiveEdit

cume (not comparable)

  1. (film) Cumulative.
    • 1988, Hugh Malcolm Beville, Audience Ratings: Radio, Television, and Cable
      Cume ratings provide measures of net unduplicated audience for various combinations...
    • 2016, Alan B. Albarran, Management of Electronic and Digital Media
      Cume persons represent a radio station's cumulative audience, or the estimated number of individuals reached by a radio station.

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *quomo (from Latin quomōdo) + et. Compare Italian come, French comme, Romanian cum.

AdverbEdit

cume

  1. how
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 99:
      Cume li va puleîto in alto mare!
      How they row well on the high seas!

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *kūmo, from Proto-Germanic *kūmô.

AdverbEdit

cume

  1. barely, only just
  2. almost, nearly

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • cume”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • cume”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

cume

  1. Subjunctive present singular form of cuman
  2. Imperative singular form of cuman

Old FrenchEdit

ConjunctionEdit

cume

  1. Alternative form of conme

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Latin culmen, from Proto-Italic *kolamen, from Proto-Indo-European *kelH-.

NounEdit

cume m (plural cumes)

  1. peak, the highest point of a mountain.

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