- occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side: concurrent attacks by land, sea, and air.
- acting in conjunction; cooperating: the concurrent efforts of several legislators to pass the new law.
- having equal authority or jurisdiction: two concurrent courts of law.
- accordant or agreeing: concurrent testimony by three witnesses.
- tending to or intersecting at the same point: four concurrent lines.
- something joint or contributory.
- Archaic. a rival or competitor.
Origin of concurrent
Examples from the Web for concurrently
Historical Examples of concurrently
All methods which concurrently with Grammar, mean practice or induce it, are good.The Aural System
They were proceeded with in advance of, or concurrently with, immigration and settlement.Railway Rates: English and Foreign
The President of the Realm cannot be concurrently a member of the Reichstag.The New Germany
An advantage of especial importance is that the metals can be concurrently used.The Arena
These opinions were concurrently advocated with the doctrine of non-resistance.A Visit To The United States In 1841
- taking place at the same time or in the same location
- meeting at, approaching, or having a common pointconcurrent lines
- having equal authority or jurisdiction
- in accordance or agreement; harmonious
- something joint or contributory; a concurrent circumstance or cause
Word Origin and History for concurrently
late 14c., from Old French concurrent or directly from Latin concurrentem (nominative concurrens), present participle of concurrere (see concur). Related: Concurrency; concurrently. Concurrent jurisdiction is recorded from 1767.