1Existing, happening, or done at the same time: there are three concurrent art fairs around the city
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- He was fined a total of £140 with £60 costs and banned from driving for six months to run concurrent with the existing ban.
- An important way to ensure the defeat of al Qaeda is through applying pressure for change in the existing regimes' behaviors concurrent with supportive interaction with them.
- Observations may also indicate evolving issues that are concurrent with an existing issue, or a completely new issue.
simultaneous, coincident, coinciding, contemporaneous, synchronous;
parallel, side by side, coexisting, coexistent
1.1(Of two or more prison sentences) to be served at the same time: he received concurrent sentences of two years' imprisonment for each of his two convictions [postpositive]: she was given nine months concurrent for each offence
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- On each of the murder counts, he was sentenced to concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
- The appellant was sentenced to a concurrent term of 5 years for the lesser offence of simple wounding.
- Subsequently, following his arrest a year later, he was sentenced to a concurrent term of 12 months for breach of bail.
1.2 Mathematics (Of three or more lines) meeting at or tending towards one point.
- These reciprocal figures, for example, have three forces in equilibrium in one figure represented by a triangle while in the reciprocal figure they are represented by three concurrent lines.
- There are many families of concurrent lines in a triangle.
- These arcades were later filled with canvases that fitted neatly into the frame of each arch, conveying the effect of a concurrent and symmetrical series of painted niches.
convergent, converging, meeting, joining, uniting, intersecting
2Agreeing or consistent.
- This cost me some time in extra rest for the dogs, but it was concurrent with my race plan of coming into Dawson with a large well rested team.
- Beyrle's stance is concurrent with EU recommendations for stronger measures against piracy.
- The leadership style of your management must be concurrent with your mission statement and core values to run the business with one vision.
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- The technical data will be generated directly from design models, ensuring concurrency with system configurations.
- The city reviewed the building plans for concurrency, a measure of whether existing city services were adequate for the project.
- Models with two-way concurrency (mandatory concurrency) are processed simultaneously.
Late Middle English: from Latin concurrent- 'running together, meeting', from the verb concurrere (see concur).
Words that rhyme with concurrentblackcurrant, currant, current, occurrent, redcurrant
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