verb (concurs, concurring, concurred)[no object]
- 1Be of the same opinion; agree: the authors concurred with the majority [with direct speech]: ‘That’s right,’ the chairman concurredMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.1 (concur with) Agree with (a decision or opinion): we strongly concur with this recommendationMore example sentences
- 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 determinationMore example sentences
- 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!
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'.