Con*cur"rent (?), a. [F.
concurrent, L. concurrens, p. pr. of
concurrere.] 1. Acting in
conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contributing to
the same event or effect; coöperating.
I join with these laws the personal presence of
the kings' son, as a concurrent cause of this
Sir J. Davies.
The concurrent testimony of antiquity.
2. Conjoined; associate; concomitant;
existing or happening at the same time.
There is no difference the concurrent echo
and the iterant but the quickness or slowness of the return.
Changes . . . concurrent with the visual
changes in the eye.
3. Joint and equal in authority; taking
cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects;
as, the concurrent jurisdiction of courts.
4. (Geom.) Meeting in one
Syn. -- Meeting; uniting; accompanying; conjoined;
associated; coincident; united.
Con*cur"rent, n. 1.
One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory
To all affairs of importance there are three
necessary concurrents . . . time, industry, and
Dr. H. More.
2. One pursuing the same course, or
seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent.
Menander . . . had no concurrent in his
time that came near unto him.
3. (Chron.) One of the
supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; --
so called because they concur with the solar cycle, the
course of which they follow.