Concomitant meaning

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The definition of concomitant is something that goes naturally together or is associated with something else.

An example of concomitant is a large salary with a good job.

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Concomitant is defined as something that usually happens along with, or right after, another event.

An example of concomitant is getting fired after you tell off your boss.

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Occurring or existing concurrently; attendant.

Poverty and its concomitant social problems.

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One that occurs or exists concurrently with another.
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Accompanying; attendant.
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An accompanying or attendant condition, circumstance, or thing.
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Accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
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Something happening or existing at the same time.
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Origin of concomitant

  • Late Latin concomitāns concomitant- present participle of concomitārī to accompany Latin com- com- Latin comitārī to accompany (from comes comit- companion ei- in Indo-European roots)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • First attested 1607; from French concomitant, from concomitāns, the present participle of Latin concomitor (“I accompany”), from con- (“together”) + comitor (“I accompany”), from comes (“companion”).
    From Wiktionary