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concur

[kuh n-kur] /kənˈkɜr/
verb (used without object), concurred, concurring.
1.
to accord in opinion; agree:
Do you concur with his statement?
2.
to cooperate; work together; combine; be associated:
Members of both parties concurred.
3.
to coincide; occur at the same time:
His graduation concurred with his birthday.
4.
Obsolete. to run or come together; converge.
Origin of concur
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin concurrere to run together, meet, be in agreement, equivalent to con- con- + currere to run; cf. concourse, current
Related forms
concurringly, adverb
preconcur, verb (used without object), preconcurred, preconcurring.
unconcurred, adjective
unconcurring, adjective
Synonym Study
1. See agree.
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  • These views having been submitted to the acting Secretary of War, he concurs in them.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • All concurs to give an air of wildness to the strange scene.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King
  • Cardan concurs with him, Few there are (for aught I can perceive) well in their wits.

    The Anatomy of Melancholy Democritus Junior
  • In this order of things a man can observe directly only what he concurs in producing.

    The Heavenly Father Ernest Naville
  • Governor Hicks was present, and concurs in all my views as to the proceedings now necessary for our protection.

British Dictionary definitions for concurs

concur

/kənˈkɜː/
verb (intransitive) -curs, -curring, -curred
1.
to agree; be of the same mind; be in accord
2.
to combine, act together, or cooperate
3.
to occur simultaneously; coincide
4.
(rare) to converge
Derived Forms
concurringly, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin concurrere to run together, from currere to run
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Word Origin and History for concurs

concur

v.

early 15c., "collide, clash in hostility," from Latin concurrere "to run together, assemble hurriedly; clash, fight," in transferred use, "to happen at the same time," from com- "together" (see com-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense of "to coincide, happen at the same time" is 1590s; that of "to agree in opinion" is 1580s in English.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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