What does the word concomitant mean?

  • Concomitans, from con and comitare,( itself from comire- cum and ire,) "to go with." That which accompanies. A symptom which accompanies others.

  • [ Latin] Comitant.

  • Accompanying; associated.

Usage examples for concomitant

  1. Bad manners are apt to prove the concomitant of a mind and disposition that are none too good, and the fashionable woman who slights and wounds people because they cannot minister to her ambition, challenges a merciless criticism of her own moral shortcomings. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  2. Although the most striking applications of the Method of Concomitant Variations take place in the cases in which the Method of Difference, strictly so called, is impossible, its use is not confined to those cases; it may often usefully follow after the Method of Difference, to give additional precision to a solution which that has found. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  3. And this special condition of luxury is a growth out of the past, and is the necessary concomitant of much that is good. – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin

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