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Meaning of CONCERNING

Pronunciation:  kun'surning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  referring or directing attention to; "as to what we have discussed..."; "in relation to your inquiry..."; "income vis-a-vis expenditures"
 

CONCERNING is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: as to, in regard to, in relation to, regarding, related, related to, vis-a-vis, with reference to, with regard to, with respect to
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con*cern"ing\, prep.
    Pertaining to; regarding; having relation to; respecting; as
    regards.
    
          I have accepted thee concerning this thing. --Gen. xix.
                                                   21.
    
          The Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel. --Num. x.
                                                   29.
    
    
  2. \Con*cern"ing\, a.
    Important. [Archaic]
    
          So great and so concerning truth.        --South.
    
    
  3. \Con*cern"ing\, n.
    1. That in which one is concerned or interested; concern;
       affair; interest. ``Our everlasting concernments.'' --I.
       Watts.
    
             To mix with thy concernments I desist. --Milton.
    
    2. Importance; moment; consequence.
    
             Let every action of concernment to begun with
             prayer.                               --Jer. Taylor.
    
    3. Concern; participation; interposition.
    
             He married a daughter to the earl without any other
             approbation of her father or concernment in it, than
             suffering him and her come into his presence.
                                                   --Clarendon.
    
    4. Emotion of mind; solicitude; anxiety.
    
             While they are so eager to destroy the fame of
             others, their ambition is manifest in their
             concernment.                          --Dryden.
    
    
 
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