concurring


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con·cur

 (kən-kûr′)
v. con·curred, con·cur·ring, con·curs
v.intr.
1. To be of the same opinion; agree: concurred on the issue of preventing crime. See Synonyms at assent.
2. To combine in bringing something about; act together: factors that concurred to prevent a meeting of the leaders.
3. To occur at the same time; coincide: icy sleet that concurred with a forceful wind.
4. Obsolete To converge; meet.
v.tr.
To grant or concede: "French surgeons ... could only concur that it was a mortal wound" (Susan Dunn).

[Middle English concurren, from Latin concurrere, to meet, coincide : com-, com- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.concurring - being of the same opinion
accordant - being in agreement or harmony; often followed by `with'; "a place perfectly accordant with man's nature"-Thomas Hardy
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Consider, now, how it must be in the case of four boats all engaging one unusually strong, active, and knowing whale; when owing to these qualities in him, as well as to the thousand concurring accidents of such an audacious enterprise, eight or ten loose second irons may be simultaneously dangling about him.
The means of revenue, which have been so greatly multiplied by the increase of gold and silver and of the arts of industry, and the science of finance, which is the offspring of modern times, concurring with the habits of nations, have produced an entire revolution in the system of war, and have rendered disciplined armies, distinct from the body of the citizens, the inseparable companions of frequent hostility.
Though O'Connor's concurring opinion disagreed with some of Kennedy's reasoning, it did not take issue with his reliance on foreign laws.