Con*cur"rence (?), n. [F., competition, equality of rights, fr. LL. concurrentia competition.]


The act of concurring; a meeting or coming together; union; conjunction; combination.

We have no other measure but our own ideas, with the concurence of other probable reasons, to persuade us. Locke.


A meeting of minds; agreement in opinion; union in design or act; -- implying joint approbation.

Tarquin the Proud was expelled by the universal concurrence of nobles and people. Swift.


Agreement or consent, implying aid or contribution of power or influence; cooperation.

We collect the greatness of the work, and the necessity of the divine concurrence to it. Rogers.

An instinct that works us to its own purposes without our concurrence. Burke.


A common right; coincidence of equal powers; as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.


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