[ kon-kom-i-tuhnt, kuhn- ]
/ kɒnˈkɒm ɪ tənt, kən- /


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.

Origin of concomitant

1595–1605; < Latin concomitant- (stem of concomitāns, present participle of concomitārī), equivalent to con- con- + comit- (stem of comes) comes + -ant- -ant

SYNONYMS FOR concomitant

1 associated.

OTHER WORDS FROM concomitant

con·com·i·tant·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for concomitant

/ (kənˈkɒmɪtənt) /


existing or occurring together; associative


a concomitant act, person, etc

Derived forms of concomitant

concomitantly, adverb

Word Origin for concomitant

C17: from Late Latin concomitārī to accompany, from com- with + comes companion, fellow
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