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
Several specialists concurred after neurological tests, and a coroner signed a death certificate.
The staff at the Corporation Commission and town managers in Florence and Queen Creek concur with the consumer office that new leadership is needed.
A few weeks later, the project’s Standing Review Board concurred, listing a string of problems the JWST team needed to resolve.
Other legal experts concur, noting that the Department of Justice is often interested in trade secret cases that involve the exfiltration of proprietary information to a foreign country.
Indeed, the New York Times concurred, reporting that Kim Dong-chul was the only U.S. hostage during the Obama administration.
Most aldermen concurred with the overall emphasis, though their support did not come with some concerns.
Two guidance counselors concurred with Peterson, but two mental health professionals nixed the prospect, saying the teen didn't meet the criteria for involuntary committal.
The Senate, on a mostly party-line 25-11 vote, concurred in changes made to the bill in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
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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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