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See synonyms for: concurconcurredconcurring on

verb (used without object),con·curred, con·cur·ring.
  1. to accord in opinion; agree: Do you concur with his statement?

  2. to cooperate; work together; combine; be associated: Members of both parties concurred.

  1. to coincide; occur at the same time: His graduation concurred with his birthday.

  2. Obsolete. to run or come together; converge.

Origin of concur

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English, from Latin concurrere “to run together, meet, be in agreement,” equivalent to con- con- + currere “to run”; cf. concourse, current

synonym study For concur

1. See agree.

Other words from concur

  • con·cur·ring·ly, adverb
  • pre·con·cur, verb (used without object), pre·con·curred, pre·con·cur·ring.
  • un·con·cur·ring, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use concur in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for concur


/ (kənˈkɜː) /

verb-curs, -curring or -curred (intr)
  1. to agree; be of the same mind; be in accord

  2. to combine, act together, or cooperate

  1. to occur simultaneously; coincide

  2. rare to converge

Origin of concur

C15: from Latin concurrere to run together, from currere to run

Derived forms of concur

  • concurringly, adverb

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