What does concert mean?

Definitions for concert
ˈkɒn sɜrt, -sərt; kənˈsɜrtcon·cert

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concertverb

    a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging

  2. concertverb

    contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement

  3. concertverb

    settle by agreement

    "concert one's differences"

Wiktionary

  1. concertnoun

    Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.

    Etymology: From concert, from concerto.

  2. concertnoun

    Musical accordance or harmony; concord.

    Etymology: From concert, from concerto.

  3. concertnoun

    A musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part.

    I'm going to the Rolling Stones concert on Friday.

    Etymology: From concert, from concerto.

  4. concertverb

    To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.

    Etymology: From concert, from concerto.

  5. concertverb

    To plan; to devise; to arrange.

    Etymology: From concert, from concerto.

  6. concertverb

    To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.

    Etymology: From concert, from concerto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concertverb

    to plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation

    Etymology: [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]

  2. Concertverb

    to plan; to devise; to arrange

    Etymology: [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]

  3. Concertverb

    to act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans

    Etymology: [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]

  4. Concertverb

    agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action

    Etymology: [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]

  5. Concertverb

    musical accordance or harmony; concord

    Etymology: [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]

  6. Concertverb

    a musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part

    Etymology: [F. concerter, It. concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]

Freebase

  1. Concert

    A concert is a live performance before an audience. The performance may be by a single musician, sometimes then called a recital, or by a musical ensemble, such as an orchestra, a choir, or a musical band. Concerts are held in a wide variety and size of settings, from private houses and small nightclubs, dedicated concert halls, entertainment centres and parks to large multipurpose buildings, and even sports stadiums. Indoor concerts held in the largest venues are sometimes called "arena concerts" or "amphitheatre concerts". Regardless of the venue, musicians usually perform on a stage. Concerts often require live event support with professional audio equipment. Before recorded music, concerts would provide the only opportunity one would generally have to hear musicians play. Informal names for a concert include "show" and "gig".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Concert

    kon′sėrt, n. union or agreement in any undertaking: harmony: musical harmony: a musical entertainment.—v.t. Concert′, to frame or devise together: to arrange, adjust.—p.adj. Concert′ed, mutually planned: arranged.—ns. Concertina (kon-ser-tē′na), a musical instrument consisting of a pair of bellows, usually polygonal, the sounds produced by free vibrating reeds of metal, as in the accordion; Concer′to, a musical composition for a solo instrument, with orchestral accompaniments.—Concert pitch (mus.), the pitch at which instruments for concert use are tuned. [Fr. concerter—It. concertāre, to sing in concert.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'concert' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3719

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    Rank popularity for the word 'concert' in Nouns Frequency: #1504

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concert in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of concert in a Sentence

  1. Mick Jagger:

    [ The concert was prominently advertised as ] ‘ Donald Trump Presents ’ … ‘ The Rolling Stones ’ [ was written ] in miniature.

  2. Abdul Salam Maftoon:

    My only wish is that Prime Minister (Trudeau) takes me to Canada and I can hold a concert there to sing Afghan songs and that the prime minister himself will be at my concert.

  3. Big Hit:

    The current global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has made it impossible at this time to predict the scale of the outbreak during the dates of the concert in April.

  4. Joe Favorito:

    You go to a concert or a sporting event and everyone has a screen, especially with baseball and the NFL... You've got all that downtime to engage with fans one on one. It keeps people in seats longer, give teams the ability to sell more product, makes fans follow stats more closely, and helps them connect with each other more within the stadium.

  5. Michelle Williams:

    My daughter is an enormous Stevie Wonder fan, and we went to a Stevie Wonder concert, and when I was in line to pick up our tickets, the guy said,' No, you're not,' and I said,' I am. I'm Michelle Williams,' and he said,' No, you're not.' And I said,' I really am,' i showed him my ID, and he said,' Oh, that Michelle Williams. I just assumed that it was gon na be. ... Oh cool. What ?'.

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