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simultaneous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of simultaneous

  1. existing or occurring at the same period of time a simultaneous release of the movie and its soundtrack on CD Synonyms of simultaneous coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coextensive, coincident, coincidental, concurrent, contemporaneous, coterminous, contemporary, synchronic, synchronousWords Related to simultaneous accompanying, attendant, attending, concomitant, incidentAntonyms of simultaneous asynchronous, noncontemporary, nonsimultaneous, nonsynchronous

Synonym Discussion of simultaneous

contemporary, contemporaneous, coeval, synchronous, simultaneous, coincident mean existing or occurring at the same time. contemporary is likely to apply to people and what relates to them.
    • Abraham Lincoln was contemporary with Charles Darwin
contemporaneous is more often applied to events than to people.
    • contemporaneous accounts of the kidnapping
coeval refers usually to periods, ages, eras, eons.
    • two stars thought to be coeval
synchronous implies exact correspondence in time and especially in periodic intervals.
    • synchronous timepieces
simultaneous implies correspondence in a moment of time.
    • the two shots were simultaneous
coincident is applied to events and may be used in order to avoid implication of causal relationship.
    • the end of World War II was coincident with a great vintage year


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