Concurrent vs Concomitant - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between concurrent and concomitant
is that concurrent
is happening at the same time; simultaneous while concomitant
is accompanying; conjoined; attending; concurrent.
As nouns the difference between concurrent and concomitant
is that concurrent
is one who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause while concomitant
is something happening or existing at the same time.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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Happening at the same time; simultaneous.
- changes concurrent with the visual changes in the eye
Belonging to the same period; contemporary.
Acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contibuting to the same event of effect.
* Sir J. Davies
- (Francis Bacon)
* Bishop Warburton
- I join with these laws the personal presence of the king's son, as a concurrent cause of this reformation.
Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects.
- the concurrent testimony of antiquity
(geometry) Meeting in one point.
Running alongside one another on parallel courses; moving together in space.
(computing) Involving more than one thread of computation.
- the concurrent jurisdiction of courts
* leading, lagging
* concurrent indicator
One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause.
* Dr. H. More
One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent.
- To all affairs of importance there are three necessary concurrents time, industry, and faculties.
One of the supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; so called because they concur with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow.
- Menander had no concurrent in his time that came near unto him.
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