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cume

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.

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IstriotEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quomodo + 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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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 cum

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin culmen.

NounEdit

cume m (plural cumes)

  1. peak, the highest point of a mountain.