[kon-kom-i-tuh nt, kuh n-]
- existing or occurring with something else, often in a lesser way; accompanying; concurrent: an event and its concomitant circumstances.
- a concomitant quality, circumstance, or thing.
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Examples from the Web for concomitant
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.Essay on the Creative Imagination
The disposition can only manifest itself to us by concomitant movements.The Aesthetical Essays
Or all these things together may have tended to a concomitant effect.The Ivory Child
H. Rider Haggard
- existing or occurring together; associative
- a concomitant act, person, etc
C17: from Late Latin concomitārī to accompany, from com- with + comes companion, fellow
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Word Origin and History for concomitant
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