Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Occurring or acting together; coordinate; concomitant.

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Usage examples "concurrent":

  1. Submitted to the rack, he bore its tortures without a groan; and all historians have accorded concurrent testimony to the patience and heroism which characterised the close of his wild and meteoric career. - "Calderon The Courtier A Tale", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. No doubt such advancement demands many favourable concurrent circumstances; but it may well be doubted whether the most favourable would have sufficed, had not the rate of increase been rapid, and the consequent struggle for existence severe to an extreme degree. - "The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)", Charles Darwin.
  3. In connection with the speech of February 22, it should be noticed that Mr. Stevens had two days before introduced a concurrent resolution, which passed the House, providing that no senators or representatives were to be admitted until Congress should declare the State entitled to representation. - "The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction", Charles Ernest Chadsey.