Concert
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. [1913 Webster]

It was concerted to begin the siege in March. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

2. To plan; to devise; to arrange. [1913 Webster]

A commander had more trouble to concert his defense before the people than to plan . . . the campaign. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


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  • CONCERT — La notion de concert nous paraît aujourd’hui toute naturelle et familière. Selon le schéma classique, le concert est l’exécution par un ou plusieurs interprètes et devant un public d’une ou de plusieurs œuvres écrites par un ou plusieurs… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Concert — de musique classique Un concert est une représentation musicale d un ou plusieurs musiciens chanteurs et/ou instrumentistes , en public, gratuite ou non, dans un lieu a …   Wikipédia en Français

  • concert — CONCERT. s. m. Harmonie formée par plusieursvoix ou par plusieurs instrumens, ou par les deux ensemble. Beau, agréable concert. Grand concert. Concert de voix, d instrumens. Faire un concert. Donner un concert.Concert, se dit aussi Du lieu où l… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • concert — CONCERT. sub. m. Harmonie composée de plusieurs voix, ou de plusieurs instruments. Beau, agreable concert. grand concert. concert de Musique. concert de voix, d instruments. concert de luts & de voix. faire un concert. donner un concert. il y a… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • concert — CONCÉRT, concerte, s.n. 1. Executare în public a unor opere muzicale. ♦ Piesă muzicală amplă scrisă pentru unul sau mai multe instrumente solistice, cu acompaniament de orchestră, care se distinge prin complexitatea facturii şi prin caracterul ei …   Dicționar Român

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concert — I noun accord, accordance, agreement, alliance, coaction, coadjument, coadjuvancy, coagency, coalition, coefficiency, collaboration, combination, combined action, combined effort, compatibility, complicity, concord, concordance, concurrence,… …   Law dictionary

  • concert — (n.) 1660s, agreement, accord, harmony, from Fr. concert (16c.), from It. concerto concert, harmony, from concertare bring into agreement, in L. to contend, contest, dispute, from com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + certare to contend, strive,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • concert — ► NOUN 1) a musical performance given in public, typically of several compositions. 2) formal agreement; harmony. ► VERB formal ▪ arrange by mutual agreement or coordination. ● in concert Cf. ↑in concert …   English terms dictionary

  • Concert — Con*cert , v. i. To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans. [1913 Webster] The ministers of Denmark were appointed to concert with Talbot. Bp. Burnet [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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