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simultaneous

si·mul·ta·ne·ous

simultaneous

 
pronunciation:
saI ml teI ni s
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part of speech: adjective
definition: existing, occurring, or done at the same general time or at the same moment.
The good news was met with simultaneous sighs of relief around the room.The sound of the gunshot and the sound of the explosion were simultaneous.
synonyms:
coextensive, concurrent, synchronous
similar words:
coeval, coincident, concomitant, contemporaneous, immediate, parallel
derivations: simultaneously (adv.), simultaneity (n.), simultaneousness (n.)
Word Parts
The word simultaneous contains the following part:
sim, semb Latin root that means like, similar