from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Planned or accomplished together; combined.
  • adjective Music Arranged in parts for voices or instruments.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Mutually agreed upon, contrived, or planned.
  • Brought into connection or relation; connected by a plan.
  • In music, arranged in parts for several voices or instruments, as a trio, a quartet, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Mutually contrived or planned; agreed on.
  • adjective (Mus.) a composition in parts for several voices or instrument, as a trio, a quartet, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of concert.
  • adjective Performed through a concert of effort; done by agreement or in combination.
  • adjective music Having separate parts for voices and instruments

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective involving the joint activity of two or more


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