Definitions for: Concert

[n] a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
[v] settle by agreement; "concert one's differences"
[v] contrive by mutual agreement, as of a plan

Webster (1913) Definition: Con*cert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concerted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Concerting.] [F. concerter, It. concertare,
conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to
join together; con- + serere to join together, influenced by
concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to
try to decide; fr. cernere to distinguish. See Series, and
cf. Concern.]
1. To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference,
agreement, or consultation.

It was concerted to begin the siege in March. --Bp.

2. To plan; to devise; to arrange.

A commander had more trouble to concert his defense
before the people than to plan . . . the campaign.

Con*cert", v. i.
To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.

The ministers of Denmark were appointed to concert with
Talbot. --Bp. Burnet

Con"cert (k[o^]n"s[~e]rt), n. [F. concert, It.
concerto, conserto, fr. concertare. See Concert, v. t.]
1. Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual
communication of opinions and views; accordance in a
scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.

All these discontents, how ruinous soever, have
arisen from the want of a due communication and
concert. --Swift.

2. Musical accordance or harmony; concord.

Let us in concert to the season sing. --Cowper.

3. A musical entertainment in which several voices or
instruments take part.

Visit by night your lady's chamber window With some
sweet concert. --Shak.

And boding screech owls make the concert full.

Concert pitch. See under Pitch.

See Also: contrive, design, determine, performance, plan, project, public presentation, rock concert, settle, square off, square up

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