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Syllabification: con·cur
Pronunciation: /kənˈkər

Definition of concur in English:

verb (concurs, concurring, concurred)

[no object]
1Be of the same opinion; agree: the authors concurred with the majority they concurred in the creation of the disciplinary procedures “That’s right,” the chairman concurred
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  • The opinion concurred in a judgment striking down New Jersey's partial birth abortion statute.
  • The Grievance Committee and the two hearing panels apparently concurred in this opinion.
  • Justice O'Connor delivered a separate opinion, in which she concurred in the outcome of the case, but not with the majority's reasoning.
agree, be in agreement, go along, fall in, be in sympathy;
see eye to eye, be of the same mind, be of the same opinion
1.1 (concur with) Agree with (a decision, opinion, or finding): we strongly concur with this recommendation
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  • Senior Judge Williams concurred with most of the opinion.
  • Eight of Mr. Daly's eleven colleagues concurred with his opinion.
  • Mr Connolly concurred with the opinion of several taxi drivers that there are safety issues regarding drivers leaving the taxi to knock at the front door.
2Happen or occur at the same time; coincide: in tests, cytogenetic determination has been found to concur with enzymatic determination
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  • The fact that multiple causes may have effectuated the loss does not negate any single cause; the fact that multiple acts concurred in infliction of injury does not nullify any single contributory act.
  • Both actus reus and mens rea must concur at the same time!
coincide, be simultaneous, be concurrent, coexist


late Middle English (also in the senses 'collide' and 'act in combination'): from Latin concurrere 'run together, assemble in crowds', from con- 'together with' + currere 'to run'.

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