Concert Definition

kŏnsûrt, -sərt
concerts
noun
Mutual agreement; concord; harmony of action.
Webster's New World
A program of vocal or instrumental music, usually one in which a number of musicians perform together.
Webster's New World
Musical consonance.
Webster's New World
Unity achieved by mutual communication of views, ideas, and opinions.
Acted in concert on the issue.
American Heritage
Concerted action.
American Heritage
Antonyms:
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verb
To arrange or settle by mutual understanding; contrive or plan together; devise.
Webster's New World
To adjust; settle.
American Heritage
To act together in harmony.
American Heritage
adjective
Of or for concerts.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
dramatico-musical
idiom
in concert
  • in unison; in agreement; together
  • performing in a concert
Webster's New World
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Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Concert

Origin of Concert

  • French 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 krei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French concert, from Italian concerto.

    From Wiktionary

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