Con*cert" (?), v. t. [imp.
& p. p. Concerted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Concerting.] [F. concerter, It.
concertare, conertare, prob. from L.
consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together;
con- + serere to join together, influenced by
concertare to contend; con- + centare to
strive; properly, to try to decide; fr. cernere to
distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]
1. To plan together; to settle or adjust by
conference, agreement, or consultation.
It was concerted to begin the siege in
2. To plan; to devise; to
A commander had more trouble to concert his
defense before the people than to plan . . . the campaign.
Con*cert", v. i. To act in
harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.
The ministers of Denmark were appointed to
concert with Talbot.
n. [F. concert, It. concerto,
conserto, fr. concertare. See Concert,
v. t.] 1. Agreement in a
design or plan; union formed by mutual communication of opinions
and views; accordance in a scheme; harmony; simultaneous
All these discontents, how ruinous soever, have
arisen from the want of a due communication and
2. Musical accordance or harmony;
Let us in concert to the season sing.
3. A musical entertainment in which
several voices or instruments take part.
Visit by night your lady's chamber window
With some sweet concert.
And boding screech owls make the concert
Concert pitch. See under