Synonyms for accumulative

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-kyoo-myuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkyu myəˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv

Définition of accumulative

  • adj increasing by additions
Example sentences :
  • The progressive force is accumulative, the resisting force is constant.
  • Extract from : « Evolution » by Joseph Le Conte
  • Next: ‘Aia’ is generally an accumulative yet depreciative termination.
  • Extract from : « The Browning Cyclopdia » by Edward Berdoe
  • How well this practical horticulturist appreciates and illustrates the gradual and accumulative force of selection!
  • Extract from : « The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2) » by Charles Darwin
  • The result is a sort of accumulative lie, made by successive individual contributions of little dashes of exaggeration.
  • Extract from : « The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms » by John A. Cone
  • The accumulative forces of centuries are pressing hard upon time present.
  • Extract from : « The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882 » by Joseph Wild
  • Labor, progressive and accumulative force, bearing interest like capital, in faculties as in results.
  • Extract from : « Baudelaire: His Prose and Poetry » by Charles Baudelaire
  • Accumulative evidence pointed to a likelihood that someone was hiding in the building.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Pact » by Mildred A. Wirt
  • It is merely a destructive and dispersive instead of a constructive and accumulative industrialism.
  • Extract from : « War and the Future » by H. G. Wells
  • Darwin assumed an accumulative influence of external causes in the case of the production of new varieties or species.
  • Extract from : « Darwin and Modern Science » by A.C. Seward and Others
  • The triumph was accumulative, and it was crowned by the tent-scene, the battle, and the death.
  • Extract from : « Their Majesties' Servants (Volume 3 of 3) » by John Doran

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