from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another.
- n. A concomitant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another, co-existence
- n. a concomitant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of accompanying; accompaniment.
- n. The doctrine of the existence of the entire body of Christ in the eucharist, under each element, so that the body and blood are both received by communicating in one kind only.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being concomitant; a being together or in connection with another.
- n. In Roman Catholic theology, the coexistence of the body and blood of Christ in the single eucharistic element of bread, so that those who partake of the consecrated host receive him in full. Also concomitation.
- n. In mathematics, a relation between two sets of variables such that, when those of one set are replaced by certain functions of themselves, those of the other set are also replaced by certain determinate functions of themselves.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another
First attested 1607, from French concomitant, from Latin concomitari ("accompany"), from con- ("together") + comitari ("to company"), from comes, comitis ("companion"). (Wiktionary)