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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concurrent  \Con*cur"rent\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  concurs;  a  joint  or  contributory 
  cause 
 
  To  all  affairs  of  importance  there  are  three 
  necessary  concurrents  .  .  .  time,  industry,  and 
  faculties.  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  2.  One  pursuing  the  same  course,  or  seeking  the  same  objects; 
  hence  a  rival;  an  opponent. 
 
  Menander  .  .  .  had  no  concurrent  in  his  time  that 
  came  near  unto  him  --Holland. 
 
  3.  (Chron.)  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concurrent  \Con*cur"rent\,  a.  [F.  concurrent,  L.  concurrens,  p. 
  pr  of  concurrere.] 
  1.  Acting  in  conjunction;  agreeing  in  the  same  act  or 
  opinion;  contributing  to  the  same  event  or  effect; 
  co["o]perating. 
 
  I  join  with  these  laws  the  personal  presence  of  the 
  kings'  son,  as  a  concurrent  cause  of  this 
  reformation.  --Sir  J. 
  Davies. 
 
  The  concurrent  testimony  of  antiquity.  --Bp. 
  Warburton 
 
  2.  Conjoined;  associate;  concomitant;  existing  or  happening 
  at  the  same  time. 
 
  There  is  no  difference  the  concurrent  echo  and  the 
  iterant  but  the  quickness  or  slowness  of  the  return. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  Changes  .  .  .  concurrent  with  the  visual  changes  in 
  the  eye.  --Tyndall. 
 
  3.  Joint  and  equal  in  authority;  taking  cognizance  of  similar 
  questions;  operating  on  the  same  objects;  as  the 
  concurrent  jurisdiction  of  courts. 
 
  4.  (Geom.)  Meeting  in  one  point. 
 
  Syn:  Meeting;  uniting;  accompanying;  conjoined;  associated; 
  coincident;  united. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concurrent 
  adj  :  occurring  or  operating  at  the  same  time;  "a  series  of 
  coincident  events"  [syn:  {coincident},  {coincidental}, 
  {coinciding},  {cooccurring},  {simultaneous},  {at  the 
  same  time(p)}] 




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