Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If two things are concurrent, they agree in meaning. (adjective) If two things are concurrent, they happen at the same time.

Examples: (adjective) The police got concurrent stories from five witnesses. (adjective) Concurrent with the war in Iraq was the war in Afghanistan. (adjective) He was given six concurrent three-month jail sentences for the attacks. (adjective) The software can handle up to 500 concurrent users.

Synonyms: adjectives: simultaneous. agreeing, converging.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 B