from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Occurring or existing concurrently; attendant. See Synonyms at contemporary.
- n. One that occurs or exists concurrently with another.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Happening at the same time as something else, especially because one thing is related to or causes the other, i.e. concurrent.
- n. Something happening or existing at the same time.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Accompanying; conjoined; attending.
- n. One who, or that which, accompanies, or is collaterally connected with another; a companion; an associate; an accompaniment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Accompanying; conjoined with; concurrent; attending: used absolutely or followed by with or to.
- n. A thing that is conjoined or concurrent with another; an accompaniment; an accessory; an associated thing, quality, or circumstance.
- n. A person who accompanies another; an attendant or a companion.
- n. In mathematics, a form invariantively connected with a given form or system of forms.
- In botany, running side by side, as bundles which are not separated by other bundles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
- adj. following or accompanying as a consequence
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).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
First attested 1607; from French concomitant, from present participle of Latin concomitari ("accompany"), from con- ("together") + comitari ("to company"), from comes ("companion"). (Wiktionary)