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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun concurrence:


Definition of the noun concurrence

What does concurrence mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: concurrences

  1. agreement of results or opinions
  2. acting together, as agents or circumstances or events
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of concurrence: concurrency
    • more generic word: cooperation = joint operation or action
  3. a state of cooperation
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of concurrence: meeting of minds
    • more generic words: accord / agreement = harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
  4. the temporal property of two things happening at the same time

Alternative definition of the noun concurrence


  1. Agreement; concurring.
  2. An instance of simultaneous occurrence.


  1. Concurrence: In Western jurisprudence, concurrence is the apparent need to prove the simultaneous occurrence of both actus reus and mens rea, to constitute a crime; except in crimes of strict liability. In theory, if the actus reus does not hold concurrence in point of time with the mens rea then no crime has been committed.
  2. Concurrence: In quantum information science, the concurrence is a state invariant involving qubits.

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Google previewEcotoxicology (2007)

A Comprehensive Treatment by Michael C. Newman, William H. Clements

Such a system should be resistant to processes such as satisficing or groupthink (a suboptimal process prevalent in homophilic group decision making in which group concurrence is the objective, not the best decision Box 36.1) (Janis and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies: Indian metaphysics and epistemology (1970)

by Karl H. Potter

Concurrence (sambhava) is knowledge of a part derived from knowledge of the whole; but this is merely a kind of inference (e.g., "since there are a thousand people in the room, there are a hundred people there" ) . Tradition is verbal ...

Google previewBlack's Law Dictionary ( Second Edition )

by Henry Campbell Black

A CONCURRENCE. In French law. The possession, by two or more persons, of equal rights ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Church (1844)

Containing an Exposition of Terms, Phrases, and Subjects Connected with the External Order, Sacraments, Worship and Usages of the Protestant Episcopal Church, with an Especial Reference to the Church in the United States by William Staunton

CONCURRENCE or HOLY DAYS, 153 design of 'the Church, and therefore the safest way of resolving the difiiculty.* In this, however, and in what follows, we beg to be understood as merely expressing an opinion, such as appears to us most ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

that is, to express one's concurrence in a separate opinion. E.g.: • “Two of the judges specially concur upon the ground that the starting of the car . . . was not improper. ” Ranous ...

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Quotes about concurrence

The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other. (James M. Baldwin)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1C3U1R1R1E1N1C3E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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