Concurring
Concur Con*cur", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Concurred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concurring}.] [L. concurrere to run together, agree; con- + currere to run. See {Current}.] 1. To run together; to meet. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Anon they fierce encountering both concurred With grisly looks and faces like their fates. --J. Hughes. [1913 Webster]

2. To meet in the same point; to combine or conjoin; to contribute or help toward a common object or effect. [1913 Webster]

When outward causes concur. --Jer. Colier. [1913 Webster]

3. To unite or agree (in action or opinion); to join; to act jointly; to agree; to coincide; to correspond. [1913 Webster]

Mr. Burke concurred with Lord Chatham in opinion. --Fox. [1913 Webster]

Tories and Whigs had concurred in paying honor to Walker. --Makaulay. [1913 Webster]

This concurs directly with the letter. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To assent; to consent. [Obs.] --Milton.

Syn: To agree; unite; combine; conspire; coincide; approve; acquiesce; assent. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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