- 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 concurringcoincide, jibe, acquiesce, league, accord, collaborate, join, consent, assent, equal, unite, cooperate, band, accede, combine, harmonize, meet, okay
Examples from the Web for concurring
Contemporary Examples of concurring
In his concurring opinion, Clarence Thomas called for the invalidation of any limits on campaign donations.The Supreme Court Rules Campaign Limits Are for Losers
April 2, 2014
What remains for them to do—whether overlapping, concurring or contradicting—is to speak.Tiger, Tiger: The Hunt for the Great Irish Novel
February 28, 2014
Kennedy was given the concurring opinion, which said the Court should have gone much further.The John Roberts Conundrum
September 21, 2012
Historical Examples of concurring
If he fell, it was violating and not concurring with the principles of his nature.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
Both of you had an antipathy to him, and indeed I own to concurring in the sentiment.Tony Butler
Charles James Lever
I think so too, and they report you as concurring in the verdict.A Pessimist
The effect of these concurring circumstances was soon apparent.
Here was the talk of wise men, concurring with the voices of his dreams!When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry
Charles Neville Buck
- 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
Word Origin and History for concurring
1590s, from present participle of concur. Concurring opinion is recorded from 1720.
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.