- The definition of concur is to have multiple things happen at the same time or to agree.
- An example of concur is two people saying the same word at the same time.
- An example of concur is someone holding the same opinion as another.
intransitive verbconcurred, concurring
- to occur at the same time; happen together; coincide
- to combine in having an effect; act together: several events concurred to bring about this result
- to agree (with); be in accord (in an opinion, etc.)
Origin of concurMiddle English concurren ; from Classical Latin concurrere, to run together ; from com-, together + currere, to run: see current
verbcon·curred, con·cur·ring, con·curs
- To be of the same opinion; agree: concurred on the issue of preventing crime. See Synonyms at assent.
- To combine in bringing something about; act together: factors that concurred to prevent a meeting of the leaders.
- To occur at the same time; coincide: icy sleet that concurred with a forceful wind.
- Obsolete To converge; meet.
To grant or concede: “French surgeons &ellipsis; could only concur that it was a mortal wound” (Susan Dunn).
Origin of concurMiddle English concurren, from Latin concurrere, to meet, coincide : com-, com- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present concurs, present participle concurring, simple past and past participle concurred)
From Latin concurrere (“to run together, agree”)
concur - Legal Definition
- To agree, approve, or consent to, especially regarding an action or opinion.
- Regarding a decision of a court or court panel that has more than one judge, to agree with the opinion of another judge, but not necessarily for all the same reasons or for a different reason altogether. See also dissent.