accumulate etymology

English word accumulate comes from Latin cumulare, Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.)

Detailed word origin of accumulate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cumulare Latin (lat)
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
accumulare Latin (lat)
accumulatus Latin (lat)
accumulate English (eng) (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literal or figurative) (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.

Words with the same origin as accumulate

Descendants of ad
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