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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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