Definitions for: Concurrence


[n] acting together as of agents or circumstances or events
[n] the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
[n] agreement of results or opinions
[n] a state of cooperation



Webster (1913) Definition: Con*cur"rence, n. [F., competition, equality of
rights, fr. LL. concurrentia competition.]
1. The act of concurring; a meeting or coming together;
union; conjunction; combination.

We have no other measure but our own ideas, with the
concurence of other probable reasons, to persuade
us. --Locke.

2. A meeting of minds; agreement in opinion; union in design
or act; -- implying joint approbation.

Tarquin the Proud was expelled by the universal
concurrence of nobles and people. --Swift.

3. Agreement or consent, implying aid or contribution of
power or influence; co["o]peration.

We collect the greatness of the work, and the
necessity of the divine concurrence to it. --Rogers.

An instinct that works us to its own purposes
without our concurrence. --Burke.

4. A common right; coincidence of equal powers; as, a
concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.

Synonyms: coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence, meeting of minds

See Also: accord, agreement, agreement, concomitance, contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, cooperation, overlap, simultaneity, simultaneousness, unison

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