Concorporate Con·cor"po·rate transitive verb & i. [ Latin concorporatus , past participle of concorporare .] To unite in one mass or body; to incorporate. [ Archaic.] Jer. Taylor.
Concorporate Con·cor"po·rate adjective United in one body; incorporated. [ Archaic] B. Jonson.
Concorporation Con·cor`po·ra"tion noun [ Latin concorporatio .] Union of things in one mass or body. [ R.] Dr. H. More.
Concourse Con"course noun
[ French concours
, Latin concursus
, from concurrere
to run together. See Concur
.] 1. A moving, flowing, or running together; confluence.
The good frame of the universe was not the product of chance or fortuitous concourse of particles of matter. 2. An assembly; a gathering formed by a voluntary or spontaneous moving and meeting in one place.
Sir M. Hale.
Amidst the concourse were to be seen the noble ladies of Milan, in gay, fantastic cars, shining in silk brocade. 3. The place or point of meeting or junction of two bodies.
The drop will begin to move toward the concourse of the glasses. 4. An open space where several roads or paths meet; esp. an open space in a park where several roads meet. 5. Concurrence; coöperation.
Sir I. Newton.
The divine providence is wont to afford its concourse to such proceeding.
Concreate Con`cre·ate" transitive verb To create at the same time.
If God did concreate grace with Adam.
Concremation Con`cre·ma"tion noun [ Latin concrematio , from concremare . See Cremate .] The act of burning different things together. [ Obsolete]
Concrement Con"cre·ment noun
[ Latin concrementum
, from concrescere
. See Concrete
.] A growing together; the collection or mass formed by concretion, or natural union.
The concrement of a pebble or flint.
Sir M. Hale
Concrescence Con·cres"cence noun [ Latin concrescentia .] Coalescence of particles; growth; increase by the addition of particles. [ R.] Sir W. Raleigh.
Concrescible Con·cres"ci·ble adjective
[ French] Capable of being changed from a liquid to a solid state.
They formed a . . . fixed concrescible oil.
Fourcroy (Trans. ).
Concrescive Con·cres"cive adjective Growing together, or into union; uniting. [ R.] Eclec. Rev.
Concrete Con"crete adjective
[ Latin concretus
, past participle of concrescere
to grow together; con-
to grow; confer French concret
. See Crescent
.] 1. United in growth; hence, formed by coalition of separate particles into one mass; united in a solid form.
The first concrete state, or consistent surface, of the chaos must be of the same figure as the last liquid state. 2. (Logic) (a) Standing for an object as it exists in nature, invested with all its qualities, as distinguished from standing for an attribute of an object; -- opposed to abstract .
Hence: (b) Applied to a specific object; special; particular; -- opposed to general . See Abstract , 3.
Concrete is opposed to abstract. The names of individuals are concrete , those of classes abstract.
J. S. Mill.
Concrete terms, while they express the quality, do also express, or imply, or refer to, some subject to which it belongs. Concrete number
, a number associated with, or applied to, a particular object, as three men, five days, etc., as distinguished from an abstract number, or one used without reference to a particular object.
-- Concrete quantity
, a physical object or a collection of such objects. Davies & Peck.
-- Concrete science
, a physical science, one having as its subject of knowledge concrete things instead of abstract laws.
-- Concrete sound or movement of the voice
, one which slides continuously up or down, as distinguished from a discrete movement, in which the voice leaps at once from one line of pitch to another. Rush.
Concrete Con"crete noun 1. A compound or mass formed by concretion, spontaneous union, or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body.
To divide all concretes , minerals and others, into the same number of distinct substances. 2. A mixture of gravel, pebbles, or broken stone with cement or with tar, etc., used for sidewalks, roadways, foundations, etc., and esp. for submarine structures. 3. (Logic) A term designating both a quality and the subject in which it exists; a concrete term.
The concretes "father" and "son" have, or might have, the abstracts "paternity" and "filiety". 4. (Sugar Making) Sugar boiled down from cane juice to a solid mass.
J. S. Mill.
Concrete Con·crete" intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Concreted ; p. pr & verbal noun Concreting .] To unite or coalesce, as separate particles, into a mass or solid body. » Applied to some substances, it is equivalent to indurate ; as, metallic matter concretes into a hard body; applied to others, it is equivalent to congeal , thicken , inspissate , coagulate , as in the concretion of blood. "The blood of some who died of the plague could not be made to concrete ." Arbuthnot.
Concrete Con·crete" transitive verb 1. To form into a mass, as by the cohesion or coalescence of separate particles.
There are in our inferior world divers bodies that are concreted out of others. 2. To cover with, or form of, concrete, as a pavement.
Sir M. Hale.
Concretely Con·crete"ly adverb In a concrete manner.
Concreteness Con·crete"ness noun The quality of being concrete.
Concretion Con·cre"tion noun
[ Latin concretio
.] 1. The process of concreting; the process of uniting or of becoming united, as particles of matter into a mass; solidification. 2. A mass or nodule of solid matter formed by growing together, by congelation, condensation, coagulation, induration, etc.; a clot; a lump; a calculus.
Accidental ossifications or deposits of phosphates of lime in certain organs . . . are called osseous concretions . 3. (Geol.) A rounded mass or nodule produced by an aggregation of the material around a center; as, the calcareous concretions common in beds of clay.
Concretional Con·cre"tion·al adjective Concretionary.
Concretionary Con·cre"tion·a·ry adjective Pertaining to, or formed by, concretion or aggregation; producing or containing concretions.
Concretive Con·cre"tive adjective Promoting concretion. Sir T. Browne.
Concretively Con·cre"tive·ly adverb In a concrete manner.
Concreture Con·cre"ture noun A mass formed by concretion. [ Obsolete] Johnson.
Concrew Con·crew" intransitive verb [ See Concrete , adjective , and Accrue .] To grow together. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
Concrimination Con·crim`i·na"tion noun A joint accusation.
Concubinacy Con·cu"bi·na·cy noun The practice of concubinage. [ Obsolete] Strype.
Concubinage Con·cu"bi·nage noun 1. The cohabiting of a man and a woman who are not legally married; the state of being a concubine. » In some countries, concubinage is marriage of an inferior kind, or performed with less solemnity than a true or formal marriage; or marriage with a woman of inferior condition, to whom the husband does not convey his rank or quality. Under Roman law, it was the living of a man and woman in sexual relations without marriage, but in conformity with local law. 2. (Law) A plea, in which it is alleged that the woman suing for dower was not lawfully married to the man in whose lands she seeks to be endowed, but that she was his concubine.
Concubinal Con·cu"bi·nal adjective [ Latin concubinalis .] Of or pertaining to concubinage.
Concubinarian Con·cu`bi·na"ri·an adjective & noun Concubinary.
The married and concubinarian , as well as looser clergy.
Concubinary Con·cu"bi·na·ry adjective [ Late Latin concubinarius .] Relating to concubinage; living in concubinage.
Concubinary Con·cu"bi·na·ry noun
; plural Concubinaries
. One who lives in concubinage. Jer. Taylor.
Concubinate Con·cu"bi·nate noun [ Latin concubinatus .] Concubinage. [ Obsolete] Johnson.
Concubine Con"cu·bine noun [ French, from Latin concubina ; con- + cubare to lie down, concumbere to lie together, akin to English cubit .] 1. A woman who cohabits with a man without being his wife; a paramour. » Concubine has been sometimes, but rarely, used of a male paramour as well as of a female. Trench. 2. A wife of inferior condition; a lawful wife, but not united to the man by the usual ceremonies, and of inferior condition. Such were Hagar and Keturah, the concubines of Abraham; and such concubines were allowed by the Roman laws. Their children were not heirs of their father.
Conculcate Con·cul"cate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Concultated ; present participle & verbal noun Conculcating .] [ Latin conculcatus , past participle of conculcare to conculcate from calx heel.] To tread or trample under foot. [ Obsolete] Bp. Montagu -- Con`cul*ca"tion noun [ Obsolete]
Concupiscence Con·cu"pis·cence noun
[ French, from Latin concupiscentia
.] Sexual lust; morbid carnal passion.
Concupiscence like a pestilence walketh in darkness.
Concupiscent Con·cu"pis·cent adjective [ Latin concupiscens , present participle of concupiscere , v. incho. of concupere to long for; con- + cupere . See Covet .] Having sexual lust; libidinous; lustful; lecherous; salacious. Johnson.
Concupiscential Con·cu`pis·cen"tial adjective Relating to concupiscence. [ Obsolete] Johnson.
Concupiscentious Con·cu`pis·cen"tious adjective Concupiscent. [ Obsolete]
Concupiscible Con·cu`pis·ci·ble adjective
[ Confer French concupiscible
.] 1. Exciting to, or liable to be affected by, concupiscence; provoking lustful desires. Shak. 2. Exciting desire, good or evil.
The schools reduce all the passions to these two heads, the concupiscible and irascible appetite.
Concupiscibleness Con·cu"pis·ci·ble·ness noun The state of being concupiscible. [ Obsolete]
Concupy Con"cu·py noun Concupiscence. [ Used only in "Troilus and Cressida"] Shak.
Concur Con·cur" intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Concurred
; present participle & verbal noun Concurring
.] [ Latin concurrere
to run together, agree; con-
to run. See Current
.] 1. To run together; to meet.
Anon they fierce encountering both concurred 2. To meet in the same point; to combine or conjoin; to contribute or help toward a common object or effect.
With grisly looks and faces like their fates.
When outward causes concur . 3. To unite or agree (in action or opinion); to join; to act jointly; to agree; to coincide; to correspond.
Mr. Burke concurred with Lord Chatham in opinion.
Tories and Whigs had concurred in paying honor to Walker.
This concurs directly with the letter. 4. To assent; to consent.
[ Obsolete] Milton. Syn.
-- To agree; unite; combine; conspire; coincide; approve; acquiesce; assent.
Concurrence Con·cur"rence noun
[ French, competition, equality of rights, from Late Latin concurrentia
competition.] 1. The act of concurring; a meeting or coming together; union; conjunction; combination.
We have no other measure but our own ideas, with the concurence of other probable reasons, to persuade us. 2. A meeting of minds; agreement in opinion; union in design or act; -- implying joint approbation.
Tarquin the Proud was expelled by the universal concurrence of nobles and people. 3. Agreement or consent, implying aid or contribution of power or influence; coöperation.
We collect the greatness of the work, and the necessity of the divine concurrence to it.
An instinct that works us to its own purposes without our concurrence . 4. A common right; coincidence of equal powers; as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.
Concurrency Con·cur"ren·cy noun Concurrence.
Concurrent Con·cur"rent adjective
[ French concurrent
, Latin concurrens
, present participle of concurrere
.] 1. 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.
Sir J. Davies.
The concurrent testimony of antiquity. 2. 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. 3. Joint and equal in authority; taking cognizance of similar questions; operating on the same objects; as, the concurrent jurisdiction of courts. 4. (Geom.) Meeting in one point. Syn.
-- Meeting; uniting; accompanying; conjoined; associated; coincident; united.
Concurrent Con·cur"rent noun 1. 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. 2. One pursuing the same course, or seeking the same objects; hence, a rival; an opponent.
Dr. H. More.
Menander . . . had no concurrent in his time that came near unto him. 3. (Chron.) 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.
Concurrently Con·cur"rent·ly adverb With concurrence; unitedly.
Concurrentness Con·cur"rent·ness noun The state or quality of being concurrent; concurrence.
Concurring Con·cur"ring adjective Agreeing. Concurring figure (Geom.) , one which, being laid on another, exactly meets every part of it, or one which corresponds with another in all its parts.
Concuss Con·cuss" transitive verb [ Latin concussus , past participle of concutere . See Concussion .] 1. To shake or agitate. " Concussed with uncertainty." Daniel. 2. (Law) To force (a person) to do something, or give up something, by intimidation; to coerce. Wharton.
Concussation Con`cus·sa"tion noun A violent shock or agitation. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall.
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