- An example of a concert is a venue where you can listen to your favorite musician.
- An example of a concert is two people agreeing on the best way to handle a difficult situation.
Origin of concertFrench concerter from Italian concertare from L, to contend, contest from com-, with + certare, to contend, strive: meanings influenced, influence by consort and Classical Latin conserere, to join together
- mutual agreement; concord; harmony of action
- musical consonance
- a program of vocal or instrumental music, usually one in which a number of musicians perform together
Origin of concertFr < It concerto, agreement, union < the v.
- in unison; in agreement; together
- performing in a concert
- Music A performance given by one or more singers or instrumentalists or both.
- a. Agreement in purpose, feeling, or action.b. Unity achieved by mutual communication of views, ideas, and opinions: acted in concert on the issue.c. Concerted action: “One feels between them an accumulation of gentleness and strength, a concert of energies” ( Vanity Fair )
verbcon·cert·ed, con·cert·ing, con·certs
- To plan or arrange by mutual agreement.
- To adjust; settle.
Origin of concertFrench from Italian concerto from Old Italian agreement, harmony from concertare to bring into agreement possibly from Vulgar Latin concertāre to settle by argument from Latin to debate con- com- certāre to contend frequentative of cernere to separate, decide by fighting ; see krei- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present concerts, present participle concerting, simple past and past participle concerted)
- To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.
- To plan; to devise; to arrange.
- To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.
- act in concert
- in concert
(countable and uncountable, plural concerts)
- (uncountable) Agreement in a design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous action.
- (uncountable) Musical accordance or harmony; concord.
- (countable) A musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part.
- I'm going to the rock concert on Friday.
concert - Computer Definition
(Concert Communications Services, Reston, VA) A joint venture of AT&T and British Telecom (BT) that provided global communications services, including private, point-to-point voice and data circuits, Internet services and X.25 packet switching and frame relay. In October 2001, AT&T and BT announced their intention to dissolve Concert and return all assets to the parent companies. See Tymnet.