concomitant (not comparable)
- Accompanying; conjoining; attending; concurrent. [from early 17th c.]
- Synonyms: accompanying, adjoining, attendant, incidental
- 1970, Alvin Toffler, Future Shock, Bantam Books, pg. 41:
- The new technology on which super-industrialism is based, much of it blue-printed in American research laboratories, brings with it an inevitable acceleration of change in society and a concomitant speed-up of the pace of individual life as well.
- 2005, Alpha Chiang and Kevin Wainwright, Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics (4th ed.), McGraw-Hill International, p. 501
- With technological improvement, therefore, it will become possible, in a succession of steady states, to have a larger and larger amount of capital equipment available to each representative worker in the economy, with a concomitant rise in productivity.
- French: concomitant
- German: damit einhergehend
- Italian: concomitante
- Russian: сопу́тствующий
- Spanish: concomitante
concomitant (plural concomitants)
- Something happening or existing at the same time.
- Synonyms: accompaniment, co-occurrence
- 1970, Alvin Toffler, Future Shock, Bantam Books, pg.93
- The declining commitment to place is thus related not to mobility per se, but to a concomitant of mobility- the shorter duration of place relationships.
- 1900, James Strachey (translator), Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams, Avon Books, pg. 301:
- It is also instructive to consider the relation of these dreams to anxiety dreams. In the dreams we have been discussing, a repressed wish has found a means of evading censorship—and the distortion which censorship involves. The invariable concomitant is that painful feelings are experienced in the dream.
- (algebra) An invariant homogeneous polynomial in the coefficients of a form, a covariant variable, and a contravariant variable.