from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Agreement in opinion.
- n. Cooperation, as of agents, circumstances, or events.
- n. Simultaneous occurrence; coincidence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Agreement; concurring.
- n. An instance of simultaneous occurrence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of concurring; a meeting or coming together; union; conjunction; combination.
- n. A meeting of minds; agreement in opinion; union in design or act; -- implying joint approbation.
- n. Agreement or consent, implying aid or contribution of power or influence; coöperation.
- n. A common right; coincidence of equal powers; as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of running or coming together; meeting; conjunction; combination of causes, circumstances, events, etc.; coincidence; union.
- n. Joint approval or action; accordance in opinion or operation; acquiescence; contributory aid or influence.
- n. A meeting or equivalency, as of claims or power: a term implying a point of equality between different persons or bodies: as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.
- n. Eccles., immediate succession of two feasts or holy days, so that the second vespers of the first and the first vespers of the second coincide in time, and cannot both be observed.
- n. In mathematics, the meeting of lines, surfaces, etc.
- n. In mod. geom., the meeting-point or cointersection-point of three or more lines.
- n. In French law, equality of rights of several parties in the same subject-matter or thing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state of cooperation
- n. agreement of results or opinions
- n. the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
- n. acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
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The whole bill passed “in concurrence,” which I believe is a way to pass a bill without an actual vote count.
I let him tell me in concurrence with the doctors, and then we go from there.
The concurrence of both houses would be needed to pass either bill or both, and so such concurrence is at least partially needed for the vote in question.
The concurrence is necessary on the bill, not the vote.
The article seems to connect free will with our consciousness; a subconscious decision is not in concurrence with our free will, and I wonder: why not?
Judge Gajarsa in concurrence argued that the drug was discovered not invented, making it unpatentable subject matter.
Obviously Weitz filmed something like the book's ending, but in concurrence with New Line studio cut those final scenes to make the movie shorter and less downbeat.
We are in concurrence with proceeding with this mission.
` ` We are in concurrence with whatever the league has offered us, and whatever the commissioner said we support and will abide by, '' Thomas said.
Reading between the lines, Justice Stevens 'concurrence is basically a direct suggestion/invitation to the plaintiffs to do this.