Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    shyster

    shaI st@r

    noun
    a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
    That shyster accepted her fee for his services but did almost nothing for her.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    naysayer

    neI seI @r

    noun
    a person who refuses, denies, or opposes, esp. because of cynicism or pessimism.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

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Jun
12
2013

concur

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concur

kən kuhr

intransitive verb

1. to share the same opinion; agree.
examples: We concur that this is not a simple matter, but we must act quickly nonetheless; The specialist concurred with the primary care physician regarding the diagnosis; I concur with your estimate of the damage.

2. to act or work together; cooperate.
example: They concurred in opposing higher taxes.

3. to happen at the same time; coincide.
example: The height of the storm concurred with a high tide.