What does Concurrent mean?

Definitions for Concurrent
kənˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-con·cur·rent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coincident, coincidental, coinciding, concurrent, co-occurrent, cooccurring, simultaneousadjective

    occurring or operating at the same time

    "a series of coincident events"


  1. concurrentadjective

    Happening at the same time; simultaneous.

  2. concurrentadjective

    Belonging to the same period; contemporary.

  3. concurrentadjective

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

  4. concurrentadjective

    Involving more than one thread of computation.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Concurrentadjective

    Etymology: from concur.

    I join with these laws the personal presence of the king’s son, as a concurrent cause of this reformation. John Davies, on Ireland.

    For without the concurrent consent of all these three parts of the legislature, no such law is or can be made. Matthew Hale.

    All combin’d,
    Your beauty, and my impotence of mind;
    And his concurrent flame, that blew my fire;
    For still our kindred souls had one desire. John Dryden, Fables.

    There is no difference between the concurrent echo and the iterant, but the quickness or slowness of the return. Francis Bacon.

  2. Concurrentnoun

    That which concurs; a contributory cause.

    Etymology: from concur.

    To all affairs of importance there are three necessary concurrents, without which they can never be dispatched; time, industry, and faculties. Decay of Piety.


  1. concurrent

    Concurrent generally refers to things happening or being done at the same time. It can apply to multiple tasks, events, or processes that are occurring simultaneously.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concurrentadjective

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

  2. Concurrentadjective

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

  3. Concurrentadjective

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

  4. Concurrentadjective

    meeting in one point

  5. Concurrentnoun

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

  6. Concurrentnoun

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

  7. Concurrentnoun

    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


  1. Concurrent

    applied to a vein which arises separately, runs into another and does-not again separate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Concurrent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Concurrent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Concurrent in a Sentence

  1. The Justice Department:

    The South Carolina Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened an investigation concurrent with the S.C. Law Enforcement Division and are providing aid as necessary to the state investigation, the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the South Carolina U.S. Attorney's Office will work with the FBI in the investigation.

  2. Vandana Hari:

    Rising confidence in an upturn in economic and oil demand recovery around the corner is a major impetus for crude, right now, the concurrent tightening of supply due to the additional Saudi cuts is adding to the tailwinds.

  3. Naveen Patnaik:

    Law and order is a state subject. Please look up the three lists in the Indian constitution. The state list, central list and the concurrent list.

  4. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg:

    As we finish up flight tests we are concurrently completing development and rolling in incremental changes into the production aircraft, that does cause some schedule impacts as we get through flight test resolution. That concurrent approach, we think, it is by far the best answer for the company, our customers and our shareholders over the long run.

  5. Andrea Swartzendruber:

    Relationship factors are important to future individual sexual risk behavior. Young people’s thoughts and perceptions about their sexual relationships and partners may impact their sexual risk behavior and health, explicit discussion about monogamy / non-monogamy expectations and improved communication skills could conceivably reduce concurrent partnerships and in that way reduce STI/HIV risk.

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