- to accord in opinion; agree: Do you concur with his statement?
- to cooperate; work together; combine; be associated: Members of both parties concurred.
- to coincide; occur at the same time: His graduation concurred with his birthday.
- Obsolete. to run or come together; converge.
Origin of concur
Related Words for concurredcoincide, jibe, acquiesce, league, accord, collaborate, join, consent, assent, equal, unite, cooperate, band, accede, combine, harmonize, meet, okay
Examples from the Web for concurred
Contemporary Examples of concurred
One senior U.S. intelligence official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, concurred.Who Assassinated a U.S. General?
August 6, 2014
Otis Moss, Jr., the noted African-American civil rights leader and confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., concurred.Religious Leaders Hail Obama’s New Ambassador
July 29, 2014
Sportswriter Rob Rang concurred in a CBS sports piece titled: "Examining why Michael Sam's NFL Draft stock is falling."Michael Sam Is Not a ‘Distraction’
February 12, 2014
Another human rights activist living in the U.S., Sussan Tahmasebi, concurred.Iranian Human Rights Activists Blast Congress's Sanctions Push
November 14, 2013
“To me you have a hard time beating Scott Brown with a 30-year congressman like Ed Markey,” concurred Gray, the GOP operative.If Kerry Goes to State, Who Will Succeed Him? The Guessing Begins
December 15, 2012
Historical Examples of concurred
When Sancho had calmed himself, he concurred in this opinion.The Story of Don Quixote
Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Donkin, perched sullenly on the coal-locker, swung his legs and concurred.The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"
If my prognosis is concurred in, these should reach Mudros on or about 1st August.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2
Those who did not lead, concurred or acquiesced in them,—I may say, felt a satisfaction.Apologia Pro Vita Sua
John Henry Cardinal Newman
"Oh yes, she'll have got out of her hole—she won't have vegetated," Peter concurred.The Tragic Muse
- to agree; be of the same mind; be in accord
- to combine, act together, or cooperate
- to occur simultaneously; coincide
- rare to converge
Word Origin for concur
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.