- the act of concurring.
- accordance in opinion; agreement: With the concurrence of several specialists, our doctor recommended surgery.
- cooperation, as of agents or causes; combined action or effort.
- simultaneous occurrence; coincidence: the concurrence of several unusual events.
- Geometry. a point that is in three or more lines simultaneously.
- Law. a power equally held or a claim shared equally.
- Archaic. competition; rivalry.
Origin of concurrence
Examples from the Web for concurrence
In a concurrence, Justice Stephen Breyer said a more finely tailored law might survive constitutional scrutiny.In Case of Lies and Free Speech, Supreme Court Skirts Law of Online Dating
June 29, 2012
Yet from their concurrence was born the most astounding hap in the Zorra chronicles.Quaint Courtships
And how can we reconcile this concurrence with the wisdom, independence, and truth of God?The Phantom World
We will then, sirs, with your concurrence, say no more of the piracy.The Sea-Hawk
He turned to Luttrell and Phelips, and they nodded their concurrence with his view of the matter.Mistress Wilding
And that is our reason for establishing an oligarchical constitution with their concurrence.Hellenica
- the act of concurring
- agreement in opinion; accord; assent
- cooperation or combination
- simultaneous occurrence; coincidence
- geometry a point at which three or more lines intersect
Word Origin and History for concurrence
early 15c., from Old French concurrence (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin concurrentia "a running together," from concurrens, present participle of concurrere (see concur).