Examples of concur in a Sentence
- In Washington, Robert B. Zoellick, president of the World Bank, concurs that only a multinational solution can really work. —Peter Gumbel, Time, 20 Oct. 2008
- "I'm fine for money, Dmitri," he responded casually. "My needs are very simple." "Yes," the Soviet concurred, a tinge of mystery in his voice, "you seem to lack for nothing … " —Erich Segal, The Class, (1985) 1986
- For New York, to Mrs. Archer's mind, never changed without changing for the worse; and in this view Miss Sophy Jackson heartily concurred. —Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence, 1920
We concur that more money should be spent on education.
“I think more time is needed.” “I concur.”
Auntie Margaret doesn’t concur on that one. My mother expands, What was that woman thinking letting her daughter go to the store at eight o’clock at night? —“Part Twenty-six” P. 149, GIRLS OF TENDER AGE, Mary-Ann Tirone Smith, Free Press, New York 2006
The sequence of events that resulted in Starr's referral followed from a similarly light-minded use of words. When Paula Jones brought a frivolous lawsuit against the President of the United States, the Supreme Court unanimously concurred in the opinion that any elitist distinction between a sitting president and a Washington cabdriver was anti-democratic. —"Notebook" P. 12, Lewis H. Lapham, HARPER'S MAGAZINE Vol. 297 No. 1782, November 1998
Recent Examples of concur from the Web
And, in fact, 32 of the top deans, scholars, and attorneys, government officials have concurred that the president's choice will be confirmed and put through.
The other justices joined his opinion or concurred in part; none dissented.
Sharma concurs, noting that learning how to cook helped him gain self-confidence in the outside world.
Hobjin concurs with Mesa's strategy, especially as companies in California relocate to less expensive states, like Arizona.
In a reversal of a fall 2017 decision, Yash Wadhwa, the state's commissioner of railroads, has concurred with a plan for a new at-grade railroad crossing as part of the bypass construction project already underway.
There's no rhetoric in any of the majority or concurring opinion say, yes, this is absolutely necessary, et cetera.
Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch wrote a separate, concurring opinion.
In a 2015 concurring opinion, for instance, Justice Kennedy seemed to call for a fresh challenge.
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see eye to eye;
Synonym Discussion of concur
- on some points we all can agree
- if my wife concurs, it's a deal
- their wishes coincide exactly with my desire
CONCUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of concur for English Language Learners
: to agree with someone or something
CONCUR Defined for Kids
Definition of concur for Students
- … those measures of life, which nature and Providence concurred to present me with …
- —Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
- The two judges concurred.
Word Root of concur
legal Definition of concur
- he shall have power…to make treaties, provided two-thirds of the Senators present concur
- —U.S. Constitution art. II
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