What does concurrent mean?

Definitions for concurrentkənˈkɜr ənt, -ˈkʌr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word concurrent.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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. 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.

  3. 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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