Concurrent

Definition of Concurrent

Con`cur´rent
a.1.Acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contributing to the same event or effect; coöperating.
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.
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.

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