- mutually arranged or agreed upon; made or done together; combined
- Music arranged in parts
- characterized by striving and determination: a student's concerted effort
- When multiple people create a plot to get a governor elected, this is an example of a concerted effort to get a governor elected.
- When it is extremely difficult to successfully make a particular recipe and you spend a great deal of time and effort trying to do it right, this is an example of a time when you make a concerted effort.
The definition of concerted is a joint effort or something coordinated with multiple parties, or something that requires a lot of effort or hard working.
- Planned or accomplished together; combined: We made a concerted attempt to solve the problem.
- Deliberate and determined: “Even if she did make a concerted effort to achieve a level of eloquence or originality in her work, she does not imagine that many readers would notice or care” ( Susan Gregory Thomas )
- Music Arranged in parts for voices or instruments.
- simple past tense and past participle of concert
(comparative more concerted, superlative most concerted)
- After an ill-concerted attack on Paris, in which Joan was wounded, the French army broke up for the winter.
- After spreading terror through Calabria, he crossed over to Sicily, where he concerted further attacks on the French.
- And the Fronde, preserved her from concerted and persistent foreign attack.
- Everything was concerted in advance with the ecclesiastical authorities, and immediately after the baptism both child and nurse disappeared.
- At his call, delegates from Massachusetts, Plymouth, Connecticut and Maryland met in New York City with delegates from New York on the 1st of May 1690 to consider concerted action against the enemy, and although the expedition which they sent out was a failure it numbered 855 men, New York furnishing about one-half the men, Massachusetts one of the two commanders and Connecticut the other.