Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Characterized by or showing the effects of accumulation; cumulative.
  • adjective Tending to accumulate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to or arising from accumulation; cumulative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Characterized by accumulation; serving to collect or amass; cumulative; additional.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Characterized by accumulation; serving to collect or amass; cumulative; additional.
  • adjective Having a propensity to amass; acquisitive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective increasing by successive addition
  • adjective marked by acquiring or amassing

Etymologies

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accumulate +‎ -ive

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