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concur

[kuh n-kur] /kənˈkɜr/
verb (used without object), concurred, concurring.
1.
to accord in opinion; agree:
Do you concur with his statement?
2.
to cooperate; work together; combine; be associated:
Members of both parties concurred.
3.
to coincide; occur at the same time:
His graduation concurred with his birthday.
4.
Obsolete. to run or come together; converge.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin concurrere to run together, meet, be in agreement, equivalent to con- con- + currere to run; cf. concourse, current
Related forms
concurringly, adverb
preconcur, verb (used without object), preconcurred, preconcurring.
unconcurred, adjective
unconcurring, adjective
Synonyms
1. See agree.
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British Dictionary definitions for concurred

concur

/kənˈkɜː/
verb (intransitive) -curs, -curring, -curred
1.
to agree; be of the same mind; be in accord
2.
to combine, act together, or cooperate
3.
to occur simultaneously; coincide
4.
(rare) to converge
Derived Forms
concurringly, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin concurrere to run together, from currere to run
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Word Origin and History for concurred

concur

v.

early 15c., "collide, clash in hostility," from Latin concurrere "to run together, assemble hurriedly; clash, fight," in transferred use, "to happen at the same time," from com- "together" (see com-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense of "to coincide, happen at the same time" is 1590s; that of "to agree in opinion" is 1580s in English.

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