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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•cur•rentkənˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-(adj.)

  1. occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side:

    serving two concurrent prison sentences.

  2. acting in conjunction; cooperating:

    the concurrent efforts of medical researchers.

  3. having equal authority or jurisdiction:

    concurrent courts of law.

  4. accordant or agreeing.

  5. intersecting or tending to intersect at the same point:

    four concurrent lines.

    Category: Math

  6. (n.)a concurrent action, process, effort, etc.

Origin of concurrent:

1375–1425; late ME (< MF) < L concurrent-, s. of concurrēns, prp. of concurrere to run together; see concur


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coincident, coincidental, coinciding, concurrent, co-occurrent, cooccurring, simultaneous(adj)

    occurring or operating at the same time

    "a series of coincident events"


  1. concurrent(Adjective)

    Happening at the same time; simultaneous.

  2. concurrent(Adjective)

    Belonging to the same period; contemporary.

  3. concurrent(Adjective)

    Running alongside one another on parallel courses; moving together in space.

  4. concurrent(Adjective)

    Involving more than one thread of computation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concurrent(adj)

    acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contributing to the same event or effect; cooperating

  2. Concurrent(adj)

    conjoined; associate; concomitant; existing or happening at the same time

  3. Concurrent(adj)

    joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects; as, the concurrent jurisdiction of courts

  4. Concurrent(adj)

    meeting in one point

  5. Concurrent(noun)

    one who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause

  6. Concurrent(noun)

    one pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent

  7. Concurrent(noun)

    one of the supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; -- so called because they concur with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow

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