[ kuhn-kur-uhns, -kuhr- ]
See synonyms for concurrence on
  1. the act of concurring.

  2. accordance in opinion; agreement: With the concurrence of several specialists, our doctor recommended surgery.

  1. cooperation, as of agents or causes; combined action or effort.

  2. simultaneous occurrence; coincidence: the concurrence of several unusual events.

  3. Geometry. a point that is in three or more lines simultaneously.

  4. Law. a power equally held or a claim shared equally.

  5. Archaic. competition; rivalry.

Origin of concurrence

From the Medieval Latin word concurrentia, dating back to 1515–25. See concurrent, -ence
  • Also con·cur·ren·cy (for defs. 1-4) .

Other words from concurrence

  • pre·con·cur·rence, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use concurrence in a sentence

  • This simultaneity and concurrency are central tenets of imposing Shock and Awe.

    Shock and Awe | Harlan K. Ullman

British Dictionary definitions for concurrence


/ (kənˈkʌrəns) /

  1. the act of concurring

  2. agreement in opinion; accord; assent

  1. cooperation or combination

  2. simultaneous occurrence; coincidence

  3. geometry a point at which three or more lines intersect

  • Also (for senses 1–4): concurrency

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