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Current vs. Concurrent: What's the Difference?

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on October 17, 2023
"Current" is not an incorrect spelling for "Concurrent." Concurrent refers to events or situations happening or existing at the same time.

Key Differences

"Current" has a single 'r', while "Concurrent" has double 'r'.
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Oct 17, 2023
"Current" pertains to the present or something in use, while "Concurrent" implies simultaneous occurrence.
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"Concurrent" starts with 'Concu', whereas "Current" starts with 'Curr'.
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"Current" is shorter than "Concurrent."
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Oct 17, 2023
"Concurrent" has the word 'con' in it, hinting at cooperation or together.
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Current and Concurrent Definitions

Current

Current is an incorrect spelling of Concurrent.
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Concurrent

Coinciding in time or order.
There were concurrent releases of the software.
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Concurrent

Joint or shared responsibility.
They received concurrent sentences for their crimes.
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Concurrent

Happening or existing simultaneously.
There were concurrent meetings in the office today.
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Concurrent

Operating or occurring at the same time.
The two systems run concurrent processes.
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Concurrent

Being in accord or harmonious.
Their plans were concurrent with each other.
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Concurrent

Happening, existing, or done at the same time as something else
Dealing with concurrent crises.
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Concurrent

Meeting or tending to meet at the same point; convergent
Concurrent lines.
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Concurrent

Being in accordance; harmonious
Are these decisions concurrent with university policy?.
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Concurrent

Happening at the same time; simultaneous.
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Concurrent

Belonging to the same period; contemporary.
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Concurrent

Acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contributing to the same event or effect.
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Concurrent

Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects.
The concurrent jurisdiction of courts
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Concurrent

(geometry) Meeting in one point.
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Concurrent

Running alongside one another on parallel courses; moving together in space.
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Concurrent

Designed to run independently, rather than sequentially, using various mechanisms, such as threads, event loops or time-slicing.
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Concurrent

One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause.
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Concurrent

One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent.
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Concurrent

One of the supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; so called because they concur with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow.
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Concurrent

One who accompanies a sheriff's officer as witness.
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Concurrent

Acting in conjunction; agreeing in the same act or opinion; contributing to the same event or effect; coöperating.
I join with these laws the personal presence of the kings' son, as a concurrent cause of this reformation.
The concurrent testimony of antiquity.
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Concurrent

Conjoined; associate; concomitant; existing or happening at the same time.
There is no difference the concurrent echo and the iterant but the quickness or slowness of the return.
Changes . . . concurrent with the visual changes in the eye.
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Concurrent

Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects; as, the concurrent jurisdiction of courts.
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Concurrent

Meeting in one point.
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Concurrent

One who, or that which, concurs; a joint or contributory cause.
To all affairs of importance there are three necessary concurrents . . . time, industry, and faculties.
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Concurrent

One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent.
Menander . . . had no concurrent in his time that came near unto him.
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Concurrent

One of the supernumerary days of the year over fifty-two complete weeks; - so called because they concur with the solar cycle, the course of which they follow.
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Concurrent

Occurring or operating at the same time;
A series of coincident events
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FAQs

Why is it called Concurrent?

It's derived from Latin "concurrere" meaning "run together, meet, assemble."
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Oct 17, 2023

Which vowel is used before Concurrent?

The vowel "o" is prominent in "Concurrent."
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Oct 17, 2023

What is the root word of Concurrent?

The root word is "concur."
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Oct 17, 2023

Is Concurrent an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
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Oct 17, 2023

What is the verb form of Concurrent?

The related verb is "concur."
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What is the pronunciation of Concurrent?

It is pronounced as /kənˈkʌrənt/.
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What is the singular form of Concurrent?

"Concurrent" is already in singular form.
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What is the plural form of Concurrent?

"Concurrents" can be used, though rare.
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Oct 17, 2023

Which preposition is used with Concurrent?

"With" as in "concurrent with."
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Oct 17, 2023

Is Concurrent an abstract noun?

No, it's primarily an adjective.
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Is Concurrent a noun or adjective?

"Concurrent" is primarily an adjective.
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Oct 17, 2023

Is the Concurrent term a metaphor?

No, it's a literal term.
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Oct 17, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Concurrent?

Any conjunction can be used, depending on the sentence.
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Oct 17, 2023

Is Concurrent a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
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Oct 17, 2023

How many syllables are in Concurrent?

There are three syllables in "Concurrent."
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What is the first form of Concurrent?

Not applicable, as "Concurrent" primarily functions as an adjective.
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Oct 17, 2023

What is the second form of Concurrent?

Not applicable.
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Oct 17, 2023

What is the third form of Concurrent?

Not applicable.
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Oct 17, 2023

Which article is used with Concurrent?

"The" or "a" can be used, e.g., "the concurrent events" or "a concurrent theme."
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Oct 17, 2023

Is Concurrent a negative or positive word?

Neutral, its connotation depends on context.
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Oct 17, 2023

Is Concurrent a vowel or consonant?

"Concurrent" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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Oct 17, 2023

Is Concurrent a countable noun?

Generally, it's not considered countable when used as a rare noun.
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Which determiner is used with Concurrent?

Determiners like "the," "this," "that," "my," "his," "her," etc. can be used depending on context.
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How do we divide Concurrent into syllables?

It is divided as Con-cur-rent.
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What is a stressed syllable in Concurrent?

The second syllable "cur" is stressed.
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What part of speech is Concurrent?

It's an adjective.
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What is another term for Concurrent?

"Simultaneous" or "coexistent."
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Is the word Concurrent is imperative?

No, it's not imperative.
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Oct 17, 2023

What is the opposite of Concurrent?

"Non-concurrent" or "sequential."
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Oct 17, 2023

How is Concurrent used in a sentence?

"The two events are concurrent, making it difficult to attend both."
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