Concurrent meaning

kən-kûr'ənt, -kŭr'-
Meeting or tending to meet at the same point; convergent.

Concurrent lines.

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The definition of concurrent is things that are happening at the same time.

An example of concurrent are two TV shows that are both on at 9:00.

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A concurrent circumstance, cause, etc.
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Meeting in or going toward the same point; converging.
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Acting together; cooperating.
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Exercised equally over the same area.

Concurrent jurisdiction.

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Being in accordance; harmonious.

Are these decisions concurrent with university policy?

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Occurring at the same time; existing together.
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In agreement; harmonious.
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At the same time. It implies that multiple processes are taking place simultaneously. See concurrent operation and concurrency.
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Existing or occurring at the same time.
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Cooperating; coordinated; united in purpose, action, or application.
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Simultaneously having authority or jurisdiction over the same legal action, dispute, or matter.
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Acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contibuting to the same event of effect.
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Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects.

The concurrent jurisdiction of courts.

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(geometry) Meeting in one point.
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Running alongside one another on parallel courses; moving together in space.
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(computing) Involving more than one thread of computation.
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One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause.
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One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent.
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One of the supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; so called because they concur with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow.
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Happening, existing, or done at the same time as something else.

Dealing with concurrent crises.

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Origin of concurrent

  • Middle English from Latin concurrēns concurrent- present participle of concurrere to coincide concur
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English, from Old French concurrent, from Latin concurrēns, present active participle of concurrō (“happen at the same time”), from con (“with”) + currō (“run”)
    From Wiktionary