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
parallel, along the same vein, side by side.
Corresponding; accompanying, concomitant.
Being aside from the main subject; tangential, subordinate, ancillary.
- Yet the attempt may give / Collateral interest to this homely tale.
- Although not a direct cause, the border skirmish was certainly a collateral incitement for the war.
(family ) of an indirect ancestral relationship, as opposed to lineal descendency.
- That he [Atterbury] was altogether in the wrong on the main question, and on all the collateral questions springing out of it, is true.
* 1885 , , The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night , volume 5,
- ''Uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces are collateral relatives.
relating to a collateral in the sense of an obligation or security
expensive to the extent of being paid through a loan
Coming or directed along the side.
- The pure blood all descends from five collateral lines called Al-Khamsah (the Cinque).
- collateral pressure
Acting in an indirect way.
- collateral light
- If by direct or by collateral hand / They find us touched, we will our kingdom give / To you in satisfaction.
* collateral damage
* collateral form
* collateral material
* collateral security
A security or guarantee (usually an asset) pledged for the repayment of a loan if one cannot procure enough funds to repay. (Originally supplied as "accompanying" security.)
A collateral (not linear) family member.
A branch of a bodily part or system of organs
(marketing) printed materials or content of electronic media used to enhance sales of products (short form of collateral material)
A thinner blood vessel providing an alternate route to blood flow in case the main vessel gets occluded.
- ''Besides the arteries blood streams through numerous veins we call collaterals
* marketing collateral