concomitant

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Concomitant \Con*com"i*tant\, adjective [F., fr. L. con- + comitari to accompany, comes companion. See {Count} a nobleman.] Accompanying; conjoined; attending.

It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a concomitant pleasure. --Locke.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Concomitant \Con*com"i*tant\, noun One who, or that which, accompanies, or is collaterally connected with another; a companion; an associate; an accompaniment.

Reproach is a concomitant to greatness. --Addison.

The other concomitant of ingratitude is hardheartedness. --South.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

concomitant

adjective

1: 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" [syn: {attendant}, {consequent}, {accompanying}, {concomitant}, {incidental}, {ensuant}, {resultant}, {sequent}]

noun

1: an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another [syn: {accompaniment}, {concomitant}, {attendant}, {co-occurrence}]


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