Contemporaneous

  • 1 contemporaneous — I adjective coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coinciding, coinstantaneous, concomitant, concurrent, concurring, contemporary, correspondent, corresponding, quod eodem tempore est, simultaneous, synchronal, synchronistic, synchronous… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Contemporaneous — Con*tem po*ra ne*ous, a. [L. contemporaneus; con + tempus time. See {Temporal}, and cf. {Contemporaneous}.] Living, existing, or occurring at the same time; contemporary. [1913 Webster] The great age of Jewish philosophy, that of Aben Esra,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 contemporaneous — 1650s, from L.L. contemporaneus contemporary, from the same source as CONTEMPORARY (Cf. contemporary) but with a form after L.L. temporaneous timely. Related: Contemporaneously; contemporaneity …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 contemporaneous — *contemporary, coeval, coetaneous, synchronous, simultaneous, coincident, concomitant, concurrent Contrasted words: *preceding, antecedent, previous, prior, foregoing: following, ensuing, succeeding (see FOLLOW) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 contemporaneous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ existing at or occurring in the same period of time. DERIVATIVES contemporaneity noun contemporaneously adverb contemporaneousness noun. ORIGIN Latin, from tempus time …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 contemporaneous — [kən tem΄pə rā′nē əs] adj. [L contemporaneus < com , with + tempus: see CONTEMPORARY] existing or happening in the same period of time SYN. CONTEMPORARY contemporaneity [kən tem΄pə rə nē′ə tē; ] also [ kən tem΄pə rənā′ə tē] n.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 contemporaneous — contemporary, contemporaneous 1. Contemporary has two main meanings: (1) ‘living or occurring at the same time’, both as an adjective (often followed by with) and as a noun (often followed by of): • Austen Layard, a contemporary of Wallace who… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 contemporaneous — con|tem|po|ra|ne|ous [ kən,tempə reıniəs ] adjective FORMAL happening or existing during the same period of time: There are several contemporaneous accounts of the meeting. contemporaneous with: His work is contemporaneous with the beginnings of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 contemporaneous — UK [kənˌtempəˈreɪnɪəs] / US adjective formal happening or existing during the same period of time There are several contemporaneous accounts of the meeting. contemporaneous with: His work is contemporaneous with the beginnings of the Pop Art… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 contemporaneous — adj. (formal) contemporaneous with * * * [kənˌtempə reɪnɪəs] (formal) contemporaneous with …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 contemporaneous — con|tem|po|ra|ne|ous [kənˌtempəˈreıniəs] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: contemporaneus, from com ( COM ) + tempus time ] formal happening or done in the same period of time = ↑contemporary contemporaneous with ▪ Built in the 13th century …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 contemporaneous — [[t]kənte̱mpəre͟ɪniəs[/t]] ADJ If two events or situations are contemporaneous, they happen or exist during the same period of time. [FORMAL] Militant nationalism and militant revolutionism seem to be contemporaneous. Derived words:… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 contemporaneous — adjective /kənˌtɛmpəˈreɪniəs,ˌkɒntɛmpəˈreɪniəs,kənˌtɛmpəˈreɪniəs/ Existing or created in the same period of time. The Network Control Program (NCP) provided the middle layers of the protocol stack running on host computers of the ARPANET, the… …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 contemporaneous — adjective formal happening in the same period of time; contemporary (2) (+ with): Built in the 13th and 14th centuries, they are contemporaneous with many of the great Gothic cathedrals. contemporaneously adverb contemporaneity noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 contemporaneous — adjective Etymology: Latin contemporaneus, from com + tempor , tempus time Date: circa 1656 existing, occurring, or originating during the same time Synonyms: see contemporary • contemporaneously adverb • contemporaneousness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 contemporaneous — contemporaneity /keuhn tem peuhr euh nee i tee/, contemporaneousness, n. contemporaneously, adv. /keuhn tem peuh ray nee euhs/, adj. living or occurring during the same period of time; contemporary. [1650 60; < L contemporaneus, equiv. to con CON …

    Universalium

  • 17 contemporaneous — Synonyms and related words: accompanying, actual, agreeing, as is, being, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coinstantaneous, collateral, concomitant, concurrent, contemporary, conterminous, coterminous, current, existent,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 contemporaneous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Belonging to the same period of time as another: coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, concurrent, contemporary, synchronic, synchronous. See TIME …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 contemporaneous — con·tem·po·ra·ne·ous || kÉ™n‚tempÉ™ reɪnjÉ™s adj. occurring at same time …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 contemporaneous — [kənˌtɛmpə reɪnɪəs, kɒn ] adjective existing at or occurring in the same period of time. Derivatives contemporaneity ni:ɪti, neɪɪti noun contemporaneously adverb contemporaneousness noun Origin …

    English new terms dictionary