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

  • noun Agreement in opinion.
  • noun Cooperation, as of agents, circumstances, or events.
  • noun Simultaneous occurrence; coincidence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mathematics, the meeting of lines, surfaces, etc.
  • noun In mod. geom., the meeting-point or cointersection-point of three or more lines.
  • noun In French law, equality of rights of several parties in the same subject-matter or thing.
  • noun The act of running or coming together; meeting; conjunction; combination of causes, circumstances, events, etc.; coincidence; union.
  • noun Joint approval or action; accordance in opinion or operation; acquiescence; contributory aid or influence.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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.

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

  • noun The act of concurring; a meeting or coming together; union; conjunction; combination.
  • noun A meeting of minds; agreement in opinion; union in design or act; -- implying joint approbation.
  • noun Agreement or consent, implying aid or contribution of power or influence; coöperation.
  • noun A common right; coincidence of equal powers; as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.

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

  • noun Agreement; concurring.
  • noun An instance of simultaneous occurrence.

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

  • noun a state of cooperation
  • noun agreement of results or opinions
  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
  • noun acting together, as agents or circumstances or events


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