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concomitant

[kon-kom-i-tuh nt, kuh n-] /kɒnˈkɒm ɪ tənt, kən-/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring with something else, often in a lesser way; accompanying; concurrent:
an event and its concomitant circumstances.
noun
2.
a concomitant quality, circumstance, or thing.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin concomitant- (stem of concomitāns, present participle of concomitārī), equivalent to con- con- + comit- (stem of comes) comes + -ant- -ant
Related forms
concomitantly, adverb
Synonyms
1. associated.
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  • Leaving out of sight concomitants and beneficial consequences, let us ask what progress is in itself.
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concomitant

/kənˈkɒmɪtənt/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring together; associative
noun
2.
a concomitant act, person, etc
Derived Forms
concomitantly, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin concomitārī to accompany, from com- with + comes companion, fellow
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Word Origin and History for concomitants

concomitant

adj.

c.1600, from French concomitant, from Late Latin concomitantem (nominative concomitans), present participle of concomitari "accompany, attend," from com- "with, together" (see com-) + comitari "join as a companion," from comes (genitive comitis) "companion" (see count (n.)).

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