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concomitant

[kon-kom-i-tuh nt, kuh n-] /kɒnˈkɒm ɪ tənt, kən-/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring with something else, often in a lesser way; accompanying; concurrent:
an event and its concomitant circumstances.
noun
2.
a concomitant quality, circumstance, or thing.
Origin of concomitant
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin concomitant- (stem of concomitāns, present participle of concomitārī), equivalent to con- con- + comit- (stem of comes) comes + -ant- -ant
Related forms
concomitantly, adverb
Synonyms
1. associated.
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  • I have found that cold, negative heat, is a concomitant of cold light.

  • There were other concomitant symptoms that we will not stop to enumerate.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • This might be called a law of association by concomitant variations.

  • The disposition can only manifest itself to us by concomitant movements.

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  • Or all these things together may have tended to a concomitant effect.

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  • concomitant with Cicero's return there had come a famine in Rome.

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  • It was the concomitant of his normal build and outlook on life.

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  • The consequence of this kind of traffic was loss, and its concomitant, necessity.

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  • How worthless when robbed, as it must be in this bleak tract, of every concomitant of the joyful!

    A Summer's Outing Carter H. Harrison
  • The miracles of the Spirit, is the concomitant attestation or evidence.

    A Christian Directory Baxter Richard
British Dictionary definitions for concomitant

concomitant

/kənˈkɒmɪtənt/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring together; associative
noun
2.
a concomitant act, person, etc
Derived Forms
concomitantly, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin concomitārī to accompany, from com- with + comes companion, fellow
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Word Origin and History for concomitant
adj.

c.1600, from French concomitant, from Late Latin concomitantem (nominative concomitans), present participle of concomitari "accompany, attend," from com- "with, together" (see com-) + comitari "join as a companion," from comes (genitive comitis) "companion" (see count (n.)).

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