AskDefine | Define concurrent

Dictionary Definition

concurrent adj : occurring or operating at the same time; "a series of coincident events" [syn: coincident, coincidental, coinciding, cooccurring, simultaneous]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Happening at the same time; simultaneous.
  2. Belonging to the same period; contemporary.
  3. Involving more than one thread of computation.

Derived terms


Happening at the same time; simultaneous
Belonging to the same period; contemporary
Involving more than one thread of computation
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Extensive Definition

Concurrency, concurrent, or concurrence may refer to:
concurrent in German: Konkurrenz
concurrent in French: Concurrence (homonymie)
concurrent in Dutch: Concurrent
concurrent in Polish: Konkurencja
concurrent in Portuguese: Concorrência

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accessory, accompanying, accordant, agreeing, aligned, analogous, approaching, associate, associated, asymptotic, at one, at one with, attendant, attending, carried by acclamation, centripetal, centrolineal, coacting, coactive, coadjutant, coadjuvant, coadunate, coefficient, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coextending, coextensive, coincident, coinstantaneous, collaborative, collateral, collective, collectivist, collectivistic, collusive, combined, combining, commensal, common, communal, communalist, communalistic, communist, communistic, communitarian, compact, comprehensive, concerted, concomitant, concordant, concurring, confluent, confocal, conjoint, conjugate, conjunct, connivent, conniving, consentaneous, consilient, conspiratorial, contemporaneous, contemporary, conterminous, converging, cooperant, cooperating, cooperative, coordinate, corporate, correlative, coterminous, coupled, coworking, ecumenic, equal, equidistant, equispaced, even, fellow, focal, harmonious, harmonized, in agreement, inclusive, isochronal, isochronous, joined, joint, like-minded, lined up, meeting, mutual, mutually approaching, noncompetitive, nonconvergent, nondivergent, of a piece, of one accord, of one mind, paired, parallel, parallelepipedal, parallelinervate, paralleling, parallelodrome, parallelogrammatic, parallelogrammic, parallelotropic, parasitic, radial, radiating, reciprocal, saprophytic, simultaneous, solid, symbiotic, synchronal, synchronic, synchronous, synergetic, synergic, synergistic, tangent, tangential, twin, unanimous, unchallenged, uncompetitive, uncontested, uncontradicted, uncontroverted, unison, unisonous, united, uniting, unopposed, with one consent, with one voice
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