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concurrent

con·cur·rent

concurrent

 
pronunciation:
kn kuhr nt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: existing or occurring at the same time.
Media attention was split between the two concurrent events.The concurrent disasters of the earthquake and the cyclone devastated nation.
similar words:
simultaneous
definition 2: acting together or in conjunction.
Much suffering was relieved by the concurrent efforts of the Red Cross and other voluntary agencies.
similar words:
concerted
definition 3: being in accord or agreement; consonant; harmonious.
The testimony of the second witness was concurrent with that of the first.
definition 4: converging or tending to converge at the same point, as lines.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that is concurrent, esp. as a joint cause, element, or condition.
derivation: concurrently (adv.)
Word Parts
The word concurrent contains the following part:
cur1, curr, cor1, corr, curs, cour1, cours Latin root that means to run