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con·com·i·tant

 (kən-kŏm′ĭ-tənt)
adj.
Occurring or existing concurrently; attendant: poverty and its concomitant social problems. See Synonyms at contemporary.
n.
One that occurs or exists concurrently with another.

[Late Latin concomitāns, concomitant-, present participle of concomitārī, to accompany : Latin com-, com- + Latin comitārī, to accompany (from comes, comit-, companion; see ei- in Indo-European roots).]

con·com′i·tant·ly adv.

concomitant

(kənˈkɒmɪtənt)
adj
existing or occurring together; associative
n
a concomitant act, person, etc
[C17: from Late Latin concomitārī to accompany, from com- with + comes companion, fellow]
conˈcomitantly adv

con•com•i•tant

(kɒnˈkɒm ɪ tənt, kən-)

adj.
1. existing or occurring with something else, often in a lesser way; accompanying; concurrent: an event and its concomitant circumstances.
n.
2. a concomitant quality, circumstance, or thing.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin concomitant-, s. of concomitāns, present participle of concomitārī to accompany < Latin con- con- + comes companion; see comes]
con•com′i•tant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concomitant - an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
associate - any event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another; "first was the lightning and then its thunderous associate"
background - relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; "when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"
Adj.1.concomitant - following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
subsequent - following in time or order; "subsequent developments"

concomitant

adjective accompanying, related, associated, connected, attendant, complementary, collateral, consequent, resultant, concurrent, associative New methods had to be learnt, with concomitant delays in production.

concomitant

adjective
Occurring or existing with:
noun
One that accompanies another:
Translations
konkomitant

concomitant

[kənˈkɒmɪtənt] (frm)
A. ADJconcomitante
B. Nhecho m concomitante

concomitant

adj to be concomitant with somethingvon etw begleitet werden

concomitant

[kənˈkɒmɪtənt] (frm)
1. adjconcomitante
References in classic literature ?
The transportation of a single heavy gun was often considered equal to a victory gained; if happily, the difficulties of the passage had not so far separated it from its necessary concomitant, the ammunition, as to render it no more than a useless tube of unwieldy iron.
It will be forgotten, on the one hand, that jealousy is the usual concomitant of love, and that the noble enthusiasm of liberty is apt to be infected with a spirit of narrow and illiberal distrust.
It was an inevitable concomitant of the subterranean warfare that raged through those three centuries.
So with a muttered execration I left the fellow to his fate, and clapping spurs to my own horse, galloped away, excited by a combination of feelings it would not be easy to analyse; and perhaps, if I did so, the result would not be very creditable to my disposition; for I am not sure that a species of exultation in what I had done was not one principal concomitant.
But as there is scarce any human good without its concomitant evil, so there are people who find an inconvenience in this unobserving temper of mankind; I mean persons who have no money; for as you are not put out of countenance, so neither are you cloathed or fed by those who do not know you.
He points to creating as the surest salvation from the suffering which is a concomitant of all higher life.
That is to say, they believe that every psychical event has a psychical cause and a physical concomitant.
As long as he could afford to belong to one or two golf clubs and have something over for those small loans which, in certain of the numerous circles in which he moved, were the inevitable concomitant of popularity, he was satisfied.
Nor should he neglect those appeals to the senses, which, though not among the essentials, are the concomitants of poetry; for here too there is much room for error.
Whenever he met with them, however, they had always a large suite of half-starved dogs: for these animals, in savage as well as in civilized life, seem to be the concomitants of beggary.
His language shocked his father before he was twelve, and by that age, what with touting for parcels at the station and selling the Bun Hill Weekly Express, he was making three shillings a week, or more, and spending it on Chips, Comic Cuts, Ally Sloper's Half-holiday, cigarettes, and all the concomitants of a life of pleasure and enlightenment.
New Data Demonstrate Treatment Effects on Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) with NUEDEXTA Regardless of Concomitant Antidepressant Use--