concurred concurred  /kən ˈkɜrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) be in accord; be in agreement
  2. (v) happen simultaneously

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  1. ABC itself projected only a passable 28% to 31% share of the audience for the show; CBS and NBC concurred, scheduling only routine fare against it.
  2. For one thing, a woman who was among the 12 jurors to sentence Hance to death in 1984 has sworn that she never concurred in the supposedly unanimous vote.
  3. Liston concurred, saying he was going to put his fist so far down his opponent's throat, he was going to have trouble removing it.

News

  • Judge urges new approach for Gitmo detainee cases

    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court judge says it's time for the president and Congress to consider a different approach to the handling of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Judge Harry T. Edwards made the comment Tuesday at the end of a written opinion in which he reluctantly concurred with a three-judge panel's decision rejecting a Guantanamo prisoner's challenge to his detention.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "The president had already concurred" based on the earlier talks with Gates, said Johndroe, who was traveling overseas with Bush.
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: FOXNews

  2. "We all concurred that the currency situation is one that needs a joint approach, concerted approach. Clearly we don't want to point the finger at anyone and we want to operate by consensus," Lagarde told reporters.
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Christine Lagarde Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  3. "After talking to Mr. LaPenta, we concurred that Ice Box's race was tremendous, but we also knew it was a tough race," Zito said in a statement released through Churchill Downs. "We feel that we are better suited to wait and pass the...
    on May 6, 2010 By: Nick Zito Source: ESPN

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