What does simultaneous mean?

Definitions for simultaneousˌsaɪ məlˈteɪ ni əs, ˌsɪm əl-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word simultaneous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coincident, coincidental, coinciding, concurrent, co-occurrent, cooccurring, simultaneous(adj)

    occurring or operating at the same time

    "a series of coincident events"


  1. simultaneous(Adjective)

    Occurring or transpiring at the same time.

  2. Origin: From simultaneus, from simultim, from simul; compare similar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Simultaneous(adj)

    existing, happening, or done, at the same time; as, simultaneous events

  2. Origin: [LL. simultim at the same time, fr. L. simul. See Simulate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Simultaneous

    sim-ul-t#x101;′nē-us, adj. acting, existing, or happening at the same time: (math.) satisfied by the same values of the variables or unknown quantities—of a set of equations.—ns. Simultanē′ity, Simultā′neousness.—adv. Simultā′neously. [Low L. simultaneus—L. simul, at the same time.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of simultaneous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of simultaneous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eric Omare:

    There were two simultaneous attacks on (state oil firm) PPMC and NNPC pipelines.

  2. Henri Cartier-Bresson:

    To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.

  3. Warwick Grigor:

    Had it not been for the simultaneous fall in the Australian dollar, the market reaction would have been greater.

  4. Milagros Paz:

    It was all very confusing. There were simultaneous lootings in different parts of Cumana. They looted more than 100 establishments.

  5. Warwick Grigor:

    Gold has been on the back foot for a month now, had it not been for the simultaneous fall in the Australian dollar, the market reaction would have been greater.

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