Definition for CON-CUR'RENT


  1. Meeting; uniting; accompanying; acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act; contributing to the same event or effect; operating with. I join with these laws the personal presence of the King's son, as a concurrent cause of this reformation. – Davies. All combined, / Your beauty, and my impotence of mind, / And his concurrent flame, that blew my fire. – Dryden.
  2. Conjoined; associate; concomitant. There is no difference between the concurrent echo and the iterant, but the quickness or slowness of the return. – Bacon.
  3. Joint and equal; existing together and operating on the same objects. The courts of the United States, and those of the States have, in some cases, concurrent jurisdiction.

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