Adjoining vs Concomitant - What's the difference?

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Adjoining is a synonym of concomitant.

Adjoining is a synonym of concomitant.

As adjectives the difference between adjoining and concomitant

is that adjoining is being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room while concomitant is accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.

As a verb adjoining

is (adjoin).

As a noun concomitant is

something happening or existing at the same time.




(en adjective)
  • Being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room .
  • * {{quote-book, year=1902
  • , author = Robert B. Ross (ed.) , title = History of the Knaggs family of Ohio and Michigan , chapter= , isbn= , page= 46 , site = , url = , accessdate = 2013-07-22 , passage= The location was described to be "on the lower side of the river, adjoining land owned by Whitmore Knaggs and on the upper side by lands not yet granted."}}


    * adjacent * bordering


    * separated


  • concomitant



  • Accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
  • * (John Locke)
  • It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a concomitant pleasure.
  • * 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.


    * (following as a consequence) accompanying, adjoining, attendant, incidental


    (en noun)
  • Something happening or existing at the same time.
  • * 1970 , , 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 , Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams'', ''Avon Books , (translated by James Strachey) 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.
  • An invariant homogeneous polynomial in the coefficients of a form, a covariant variable, and a contravariant variable.
  • Synonyms

    * (a concomitant event or situation) accompaniment, co-occurrence