Meaning of CONCURRENT
|Pronunciation: || ||kun'kurunt|
| ||Definition:|| |
[adj] occurring or operating at the same time; "a series of coincident events"
CONCURRENT is a 10 letter word that starts with C.
| ||Synonyms:|| ||at the same time(p), coincident, coincidental, coinciding, cooccurring, simultaneous, synchronal, synchronic, synchronous|
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
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\Con*cur"rent\, a. [F. concurrent, L. concurrens, p.
pr. of concurrere.]
1. Acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or
opinion; contributing to the same event or effect;
I join with these laws the personal presence of the
kings' son, as a concurrent cause of this
reformation. --Sir J.
The concurrent testimony of antiquity. --Bp.
2. Conjoined; associate; concomitant; existing or happening
at the same time.
There is no difference the concurrent echo and the
iterant but the quickness or slowness of the return.
Changes . . . concurrent with the visual changes in
the eye. --Tyndall.
3. Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar
questions; operating on the same objects; as, the
concurrent jurisdiction of courts.
4. (Geom.) Meeting in one point.
Syn: Meeting; uniting; accompanying; conjoined; associated;
1. One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory
To all affairs of importance there are three
necessary concurrents . . . time, industry, and
faculties. --Dr. H. More.
2. One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects;
hence, a rival; an opponent.
Menander . . . had no concurrent in his time that
came near unto him. --Holland.
3. (Chron.) One of the supernumerary days of the year over
fifty-two complete weeks; -- so called because they concur
with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow.
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