Adjunct vs Concomitant - What's the difference?
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Adjunct is a related term of concomitant.
As nouns the difference between adjunct and concomitant
is that adjunct
is an appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity while concomitant
is something happening or existing at the same time.
As adjectives the difference between adjunct and concomitant
is that adjunct
is connected in a subordinate function while concomitant
is accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
An appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity.
A person associated with another, usually in a subordinate position; a colleague.
- Learning is but an adjunct to our self.
(grammar) A dispensable phrase in a clause or sentence that amplifies its meaning, such as "for a while" in "I typed for a while".
(dated, metaphysics) A quality or property of the body or mind, whether natural or acquired, such as colour in the body or judgement in the mind.
(music) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key.
(syntax, X-bar theory) A constituent which is both the daughter and the sister of an X-bar.
- We can see from (34) that Determiners are sisters of N-bar and daughters of
N-double-bar; Adjuncts' are both sisters and daughters of N-bar; and Comple-
ments are sisters of N and daughters of N-bar. This means that '''Adjuncts''' re-
semble Complements in that both are daughters of N-bar; but they differ from
Complements in that '''Adjuncts''' are sisters of N-bar, whereas Complements are
sisters of N. Likewise, it means that '''Adjuncts''' resemble Determiners in that
both are sisters of N-bar, but they differ from Determiners in that ' Adjuncts
are daughters of N-bar, whereas Determiners are daughters of N-double-bar.
Connected in a subordinate function.
Added to a faculty or staff in a secondary position.
- Though that my death were adjunct to my act.
Accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
* (John Locke)
* 1970 , Alvin Toffler, Future Shock'', ''Bantam Books , pg. 41:
- It has pleased our wise Creator to annex to several objects, as also to several of our thoughts, a concomitant pleasure.
- 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
Something happening or existing at the same time.
* 1970 , , Bantam Books , pg.93:
* 1900 , Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams'', ''Avon Books , (translated by James Strachey) pg. 301:
- 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.
An invariant homogeneous polynomial in the coefficients of a form, a covariant variable, and a contravariant variable.
- 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.
* (a concomitant event or situation) accompaniment, co-occurrence