browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
concerting

more about concerting

concerting


  1  definition  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. 




more about concerting