C17: from Late Latin concomitārī to accompany, from com- with + comes companion, fellow
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Word forms: concomitants
1. adjective [ADJ n, v-link ADJwith n]
Concomitant is used to describe something that happens at the same time as another thing and is connected with it. [formal] ⇒ Cultures that were better at trading saw a concomitant increase in their wealth. [+ with] ⇒ This approach was concomitant with the move away from relying solely on official records.
2. countable noun
A concomitantof something is another thing that happens at the same time and is connected with it. [formal] [+ of] ⇒ The right to deliberately alter quotations is not a concomitant of a free press.