concur

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v concur happen simultaneously "The two events coincided"
    • v concur be in accord; be in agreement "We agreed on the terms of the settlement","I can't agree with you!","I hold with those who say life is sacred","Both philosophers concord on this point"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Concur To assent; to consent.
    • Concur To meet in the same point; to combine or conjoin; to contribute or help toward a common object or effect. "When outward causes concur ."
    • Concur To run together; to meet. "Anon they fierce encountering both concurred With grisly looks and faces like their fates."
    • Concur To unite or agree (in action or opinion); to join; to act jointly; to agree; to coincide; to correspond. "Mr. Burke concurred with Lord Chatham in opinion.""Tories and Whigs had concurred in paying honor to Walker.""This concurs directly with the letter."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • concur To run together; meet in a point in space.
    • concur To come together or be accordant, as in character, action, or opinion; agree; coincide: followed by with before the person or thing and in before the object of concurrence.
    • concur To unite; combine; be associated: as, many causes concurred in bringing about his fall.
    • concur Eccles., to fall on two consecutive days, as two feasts. See concurrence, 4.
    • concur To assent: with to.
    • concur In law, to assert, with other claimants, a claim against the estate of an insolvent.
    • concur In English law, to unite in two or more persons the title to a single estate.
    • n concur In mod. geom., the straight determined by two coplanar flat pencils.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Concur kon-kur′ to run together: to meet in one point: to coincide: to act together: to agree: to assent to
    • pr.p Concur concur′ring; pa.p. concurred′
    • n Concur one that concurs: a competitor: one who accompanies a sheriff's officer as witness
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. concurrere, to run together, agree; con-, + currere, to run. See Current

Usage

In literature:

Surely many things, not often bestowed, must concur to make genius an enviable gift.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
All the same, other drifts concurring, I think that he fled by the Lisbon ship!
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
The Women's Temperance Workers discussed the matter and concurred.
"The Skipper and the Skipped" by Holman Day
He concurred with me.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
If we do not concur this year, we shall the next; or if not then, in a year or two more.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
You know the moderation of our views in this business, and that we all concurred in them.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
With whichever opinion the body of the nation concurs, that must prevail.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
All that had concurred in producing him was of the best.
"Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of William H. F. Lee (A Representative from Virginia)" by Various
And I may add that in this opinion Mr. Whistler himself entirely concurs.
"Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Frank Harris
Mr. Warren now gladly concurred in the plan of his adviser, after which the interview was concerned with financial details.
"The Disentanglers" by Andrew Lang
For a moment I was averse to this, but as I could advance no argument against it I concurred in the proposal.
"The Ghost" by Arnold Bennett
Millions on millions of observations concur in exhibiting this uniformity.
"The Relations Between Religion and Science" by Frederick, Lord Bishop of Exeter
In this opinion Mrs. Applebite concurred.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
The Secretary did not concur in these views.
"General Scott" by General Marcus J. Wright
A sense of Form must concur with abstracting.
"Practical Essays" by Alexander Bain
I can only say that I entirely concur in the diagnosis and in the suitability of the treatment.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
Fashion, habit, and choice concurred in bringing all to meeting on the Lord's Day.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
Mr. Jackson concurred and I went to Harrisburg, and had such a resolution prepared and passed.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
They all concurred in declaring that it would be a very near division.
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
The other counsellors, who had concurred in the revolution, received their reward by promotions and new honors.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary" by David Hume
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In poetry:

Yes! we all concur
(In respect to her
Ideas are not dividing)
There's no "seat," nor "hands"
Like Dorothy Brand's
When she goes out a-riding!
"An Enthusiastic Sportsman Enthuses" by Harry Breaker Morant
FROM his vicegerent quickly he received
A good account, and friends his fears relieved;
The servants never dropt a single word
Of what had passed, but all to please concurred.
"The Little Dog" by Jean de La Fontaine
Shall the fumes of such fancies bewilder our reason,
Must the pulse cease to throb, or the bosom to glow?
And shall we concur in the blasphemous treason
That Heav'n presents but the chalice of woe?
"How Canst Thou Doubt?" by Charlotte Dacre

In news:

The US Fish and Wildlife Service concurs, listing the probable cause of the snakehead 's establishment in the US as "individuals releasing these fish to establish a local food source.".
Both courts concur that the man is not exactly innocent.
Justice David Prosser, in a concurring opinion, said suppressing the evidence is a drastic remedy but the state's misuse of the subpoena law was serious enough to warrant it.
Still, looking at Toyota's new Winglet "personal transport assistance robots," it's hard not to concur with Jalopnik's assessment that the devices have borrowed more than a few notes from the scooter company.
Appeals court concurs with trial judge .
At Concurring Opinions, Kyle Graham retrieves—okay, invents—some recent unsent e-mails from Justice Scalia to Judge Posner.
"We have to address this changing reality," concurs Feltmate.
I was very glad to see Jack Hertel's input today (Reader Input, Dec 29) about how bad the FDA is, and I concur totally.
Intermec, Nexen, Diamond Foods, Priceline, Concur Tech.
(Lawyers Weekly No 08-80131 – 12 pages concurring opinion).
Osseo had non-conference wins over Centennial and Maple Grove Aug 30 and Sept 7 MSHSL officials concurred that the forfeiture penalty as identified in By-Law 111.00 must be imposed.
The state Senate concurred, 26-6, so these changes will go into effect.
Before this week's national elections, talking heads concurred that the youth vote, defined primarily as those between 18 and 29, would not have nearly the same impact on the outcome as it did in 2008.
And as my colleague Sherryl Connelly (who will do an introductory post of her own later today) and I have concurred, we believe we can achieve something beyond the digital flickerings that mark the lives of most blogs.
Anthony Princiotti led the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in three lesser-known works that proved to be masterpieces — and the audience concurred enthusiastically.
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In science:

This result concurs with the free fermionic analysis that indicates that at least one asymmetric operation is required to reduce the number of families to three generations .
On the Number of Chiral Generations in Z2 X Z2 Orbifolds
This concurs with the previous finding that the quantum bounce bridges the black hole with another black hole (instead of a white hole).
Phenomenological loop quantum geometry of the Schwarzschild black hole
Generalized stratified order structure The stratified order structures can adequately model concur rent histories only when the paradigm p3 is satisfied.
Modelling Concurrency with Comtraces and Generalized Comtraces
Not only do the images fit poorly with the mass model, but the images show slightly different morphologies. L07 concurred, adding that the spectra are also somewhat different.
The Highest Resolution Mass Map of Galaxy Cluster Substructure To Date Without Assuming Light Traces Mass: LensPerfect Analysis of Abell 1689
Two lines of evidence concur that it is made in intermediate mass stars and ejected thereby.
Astrophysics in 2006
Main Result of Monte Carlo Simulations for Empirical Sizes: Dixon (1994) recommends Monte Carlo randomization test when some cell count(s) are smaller than 10 in a NNCT for his cell-specific tests and when some cell counts are less than 5 for his overall tests and we concur with his suggestion.
Overall and Pairwise Segregation Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Unfortunately two concurring causes such as space charge effects and low electron statistics, limit the dynamic range of these experiments.
First evidence of transient interactions between $\pi\to\pi^*$ optical excitations and image potential states in graphite
However, when ZFC is inconsistent, any possible contradiction that concurs with inconsistency can occur.
Inconsistency of the Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory with the axiom of choice and its effects on the computational complexity
Stirling, “Modal and temporal logics for processes, ” in Logics for concurency: structure vs automata, F.
Symbolic Planning and Control Using Game Theory and Grammatical Inference
In this region different physical mechanisms concur so that neither of the physical assumptions underlying the various approaches above is fully satisfied.
The initial state of heavy-ion collisions
In natural languages the meaning Susceptibility to Initial Conditions of the two distinct words will never converge to such an extent that they concur in meaning, because they will always have different nuances.
Does Meaning Evolve?
The fact that the observed and predicted peculiar velocity estimates concur (for the best-fit β ) supports the gravitational instability paradigm as the source of peculiar flows.
Peculiar Velocities from Type Ia Supernovae
The report states that: ‘The Consultative Group concurs with the world-wide consensus of the scientific community that a high-energy electron-positron linear collider is the next facility on the Road Map.
Neutrino Factory R&D - a global perspective
In any case, both approaches concur to predict exotic hybrids to be well above the two experimental candidates (in disagreement with old bag model calculations ).
Non quark-antiquark light meson spectroscopy
All theoretical approaches seem to concur that vector hybrids in the charmonium system should appear at about 4.4 GeV .
Non quark-antiquark light meson spectroscopy
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