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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concert  \Con*cert"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Concerted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Concerting}.]  [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}.] 
  1.  To  plan  together;  to  settle  or  adjust  by  conference, 
  agreement,  or  consultation. 
 
  It  was  concerted  to  begin  the  siege  in  March.  --Bp. 
  Burnet. 
 
  2.  To  plan  to  devise;  to  arrange. 
 
  A  commander  had  more  trouble  to  concert  his  defense 
  before  the  people  than  to  plan  .  .  .  the  campaign. 
  --Burke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concert  \Con*cert"\,  v.  i. 
  To  act  in  harmony  or  conjunction;  to  form  combined  plans. 
 
  The  ministers  of  Denmark  were  appointed  to  concert  with 
  Talbot.  --Bp.  Burnet 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concert  \Con"cert\  (k[o^]n"s[~e]rt),  n.  [F.  concert,  It 
  concerto,  conserto,  fr  concertare  See  {Concert},  v.  t.] 
  1.  Agreement  in  a  design  or  plan  union  formed  by  mutual 
  communication  of  opinions  and  views;  accordance  in  a 
  scheme;  harmony;  simultaneous  action 
 
  All  these  discontents,  how  ruinous  soever,  have 
  arisen  from  the  want  of  a  due  communication  and 
  concert.  --Swift. 
 
  2.  Musical  accordance  or  harmony;  concord. 
 
  Let  us  in  concert  to  the  season  sing.  --Cowper. 
 
  3.  A  musical  entertainment  in  which  several  voices  or 
  instruments  take  part 
 
  Visit  by  night  your  lady's  chamber  window  With  some 
  sweet  concert.  --Shak. 
 
  And  boding  screech  owls  make  the  concert  full. 
  --Shak. 
 
  {Concert  pitch}.  See  under  {Pitch}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concert 
  n  :  a  performance  of  music  by  players  or  singers  not  involving 
  theatrical  staging 
  v  1:  contrive  by  mutual  agreement,  as  of  a  plan 
  2:  settle  by  agreement;  "concert  one's  differences" 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  CONCERT 
  Communications  for  North  Carolina  Education,  Research  and  Technology  (network) 
 
 




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