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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kyoo-myuh-leyt]
    • /əˈkyu myəˌleɪt/
    • /əˈkjuː.mjʊ.leɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kyoo-myuh-leyt]
    • /əˈkyu myəˌleɪt/

Definitions of accumulated word

  • verb with object accumulated to gather or collect, often in gradual degrees; heap up: to accumulate wealth. 1
  • verb without object accumulated to gather into a heap, mass, cover, etc.; form a steadily increasing quantity: Snow accumulated in the driveway. His debts kept on accumulating. 1
  • noun accumulated Simple past tense and past participle of accumulate. 1

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Origin of accumulated

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
1520-30; < Latin accumulātus heaped up (past participle of accumulāre), equivalent to ac- ac- + cumul(us) heap + -ātus -ate1

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Parts of speech for Accumulated


accumulated popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

accumulated usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accumulated

adjective accumulated

  • massed — a body of coherent matter, usually of indefinite shape and often of considerable size: a mass of dough.
  • aggregate — An aggregate amount or score is made up of several smaller amounts or scores added together.
  • unspent — not spent or used, as money.
  • saved — to rescue from danger or possible harm, injury, or loss: to save someone from drowning.
  • accrued — to happen or result as a natural growth, addition, etc.

verb accumulated

  • congregate — When people congregate, they gather together and form a group.

Antonyms for accumulated

adjective accumulated

  • dissipated — indulging in or characterized by excessive devotion to pleasure; intemperate; dissolute.
  • played out — a dramatic composition or piece; drama.
  • hellbent — stubbornly or recklessly determined.

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