The definition of simultaneous is things that are going on at the same time.adjective
When two television shows are on different channels at the same time, this is an example of a situation where the shows are simultaneous.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ML simultaneus < simultas, simultaneity < L, competition, rivalry < simul: see same
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Happening, existing, or done at the same time. See Synonyms at contemporary.
- Mathematics Containing variables for which there are values that can satisfy all the equations: simultaneous equations.
Origin: Latin simul, at the same time; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots + English -taneous (as in instantaneous).
- siˌmul·taˈne·ous·ly adverb
- siˌmul·taˈne·ous·ness, siˌmul·ta·neˈi·ty noun