Simple Definition of concurrent
: happening at the same time
Full Definition of concurrent
Examples of concurrent
… the last two Mysore Wars in the 1790s, like the concurrent European wars against Revolutionary France, demonstrated Britain's capacity to reassert and reconfigure itself in the wake of crushing global defeats. —Linda Colley, Captives, 2002
Concurrent with the party conventions, an assortment of activists, professional pols and show-biz celebrities with populist pretensions … will gather for four days of speechifying, seminar giving and satirical merrymaking … —Andrew Ferguson, Time31 July 2000
Added to other evidence, this led to Cooke's conviction and a sentence of two concurrent twenty-year terms. —David Fisher, Hard Evidence, 1995
the concurrent use of two medications
He's currently serving two concurrent life sentences for murder.
Origin of concurrent
Middle English, from Latin concurrent-, concurrens, present participle of concurrere (see concur)
First Known Use: 14th century
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