cume

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cumulative; compare cumulate.

Verb[edit]

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 notes[edit]

Particularly in past or perfect forms, as “cumed” or “has cumed”, since “cumulative box office receipts” is primarily a backwards-looking concept.

Noun[edit]

cume (plural cumes)

  1. (film) Cumulative box office receipts.

See also[edit]


Istriot[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quomodo + et. Compare Italian come, French comme, Romanian cum.

Adverb[edit]

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!

See also[edit]


Old English[edit]

Verb[edit]

cume

  1. Subjunctive present singular form of cuman
  2. Imperative singular form of cuman

Old French[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

cume

  1. Alternative form of cum

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin culmen.

Noun[edit]

cume m (plural cumes)

  1. peak, the highest point of a mountain.