Concurrent
Concurrent Con*cur"rent, n. 1. One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause. [1913 Webster]

To all affairs of importance there are three necessary concurrents . . . time, industry, and faculties. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

2. One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent. [1913 Webster]

Menander . . . had no concurrent in his time that came near unto him. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


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  • concurrent — concurrent, ente [ kɔ̃kyrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • 1119; lat. concurrens, de concurrere « accourir ensemble » 1 ♦ Astron. Jours concurrents, ou ellipt les concurrents : jours qui s ajoutent aux cinquante deux semaines de l année pour faire concorder …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • concurrent — con·cur·rent /kən kər ənt/ adj 1: occurring, arising, or operating at the same time often in relationship, conjunction, association, or cooperation the power of taxation in the general and state governments is acknowledged to be concurrent… …   Law dictionary

  • concurrent — concurrent, ente (kon ku rran, ran t ) s. m. et f. 1°   Celui, celle qui prétend à une chose en même temps qu un autre. •   Il s est débarrassé de la foule importune, Du turbulent espoir de tant de concurrents, CORN. Pulch. II, 1. •   La reine… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 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. [1913 Webster] I join with these laws the personal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concurrent — UK US /kənˈkʌrənt/ adjective ► happening or existing at the same time as something else: »Delivery of the goods and payment of the price are concurrent conditions, and must therefore occur at the same time. concurrent with sth »Competitions for… …   Financial and business terms

  • concurrent — late 14c., from O.Fr. concurrent or directly from L. concurrentem (nom. concurrens), prp. of concurrere (see CONCUR (Cf. concur)). Related: Concurrency; concurrently. Concurrent jurisdiction is recorded from 1767 …   Etymology dictionary

  • concurrent — [kən kʉr′ənt] adj. [ME < L concurrens: prp. of concurrere,CONCUR] 1. occurring at the same time; existing together 2. meeting in or going toward the same point; converging 3. acting together; cooperating 4. in agreement; harmonious 5.… …   English World dictionary

  • concurrent — [adj1] simultaneous circumstantial, coeval, coexisting, coincident, concerted, concomitant, contemporaneous, incidental, in sync, parallel, synchronal, synchronous; concept 799 concurrent [adj2] agreeing, converging allied, at one, centrolineal,… …   New thesaurus

  • Concurrent — (v. lat.), 1) Mitbewerber, wer gleiche Waaren, gleiche Geschäfte mit einem Anderen führt od. mit ihm auf denselben Zweck losarbeitet; 2) Concurrenten, der erste od. zweite überschüssige Tag jedes Jahres über die Tage von 52 Wochen, s. u. Kalender …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Concurrent — Concurrent, lat., wer das gleiche Geschäft zum gleichen Zwecke betreibt; Concurrenz, der wetteifernde Geschäfsbetrieb …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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