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concurrent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of concurrent

  1. 1 existing or occurring at the same period of time <concurrent expeditions to the Antarctic that were in a race to reach the South Pole> Synonyms coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coextensive, coincident, coincidental, contemporary, contemporaneous, coterminous, simultaneous, synchronic, synchronousRelated Words accompanying, attendant, attending, concomitant, incidentAntonyms asynchronous, noncontemporary, nonsimultaneous, nonsynchronous

  2. 2 present at the same time and place <the postwar period of prosperity and the concurrent baby boom are the major topics in this history of the 1950s> Synonyms accompanying, attendant, attending, coexistent, coexisting, coincidental, concomitant, coincidentRelated Words contemporaneous, contemporary, simultaneous, synchronous; associated, collateral, connected, linked, related; consequent, resultant, resulting; ensuing, following, subsequent; accidental, casual, chance, fluky (also flukey), fortuitous, freak, incident, incidentalNear Antonyms unassociated, unconnected, unrelated





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