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Meaning of CONCURRENT

Pronunciation:  kun'kurunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 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
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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;
       co["o]perating.
    
             I join with these laws the personal presence of the
             kings' son, as a concurrent cause of this
             reformation.                          --Sir J.
                                                   Davies.
    
             The concurrent testimony of antiquity. --Bp.
                                                   Warburton.
    
    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.
                                                   --Bacon.
    
             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;
         coincident; united.
    
    
  2. \Con*cur"rent\, n.
    1. One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory
       cause.
    
             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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