con·cur·rent /kən-'kər-ənt/ adj
1: occurring, arising, or operating at the same time often in relationship, conjunction, association, or cooperation
the power of taxation in the general and state governments is acknowledged to be concurrentMcCulloch v. Maryland, 17 U.S. 316 (1819)
a concurrent tortious act see also concurrent cause at cause; concurrent sentence at sentence
2: insuring the same property to the same extent under identical terms
concurrent fire policies
3: exercised over the same matter or area by two different authorities see also concurrent jurisdiction at jurisdiction; concurrent power at power 2a
con·cur·rent·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (at the same time) adjective accompanying, associated, at the same instant, attendant, attending, coacting, coactive, coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coincident, coinstantaneous, collateral, concerted, concomitant, conjunctive, contemporaneous, contemporary, convergent, converging, coupled, occurring at the same time, parallel, synchronal, synchronistic, synchronistical, synchronous associated concepts: concurrent actions, concurrent findings, concurrent legislation, concurrent remedies, concurrent sentences, concurrent stipulations II (united) adjective abetting, accordant, acquiescent, acting in conjunction, agreeing, aiding, allied, amalgamated, assenting, associating, assonant, banded together, binding, blended, bonded, cemented, centralized, coacting, coactive, coalitional, cohesive, collaborative, combinative, combined, common, communal, commutual, compatible, complementary, concerted, concordant, concurring, confederated, conforming, conjoined, connected, consentaneous, consolidated, consonant, contributing, cooperative, coupled, coworking, en rapport, fused, harmonizing, in accord, in agreement, in unison, interallied, joined, joint, leagued, linked, meeting, merged, of one accord, paired, participating, shared, synergic, undivided, unified, united, wedded, well-matched III index coextensive, cognate, coincidental, collateral (accompanying), collective, commensurable, concerted, concomitant, concordant, congruous, conjoint, consensual, consonant, contemporaneous, corporate (joint), correlative, current, joint, mutual (reciprocal), simultaneous, synergetic

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Simultaneous; at the same time.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

1 Existing or occurring at the same time.
2 Cooperating; coordinated; united in purpose, action, or application.
3 Simultaneously having authority or jurisdiction over the same legal action, dispute, or matter.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

Simultaneous; converging; of equal or joint authority.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Simultaneous; converging; of equal or joint authority.

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