Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Concordable adjective [ Latin concordabilis .] Capable of according; agreeing; harmonious.
[ French, from Late Latin concordantia
.] 1. Agreement; accordance.
Contrasts, and yet concordances . 2. (Gram.) Concord; agreement.
[ Obsolete] Aschlam. 3. An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place.
His knowledge of the Bible was such, that he might have been called a living concordance . 4. A topical index or orderly analysis of the contents of a book.
Concordancy noun Agreement. W. Montagu.
[ Latin concordans
, present participle of concordare
: confer French concordant
. See Concord
.] Agreeing; correspondent; harmonious; consonant.
Were every one employed in points concordant to their natures, professions, and arts, commonwealths would rise up of themselves.
Sir T. Browne
Concordantly adverb In a concordant manner.
[ French concordat
, Latin concordato
, propast participle p. of concordare
. See Concord
.] 1. A compact, covenant, or agreement concerning anything. 2. An agreement made between the pope and a sovereign or government for the regulation of ecclesiastical matters with which both are concerned; as, the concordat between Pope Pius VII and Bonaparte in 1801. Hook.
Concordist noun The compiler of a concordance.
Concorporate transitive verb & i. [ Latin concorporatus , past participle of concorporare .] To unite in one mass or body; to incorporate. [ Archaic.] Jer. Taylor.
Concorporate adjective United in one body; incorporated. [ Archaic] B. Jonson.
Concorporation noun [ Latin concorporatio .] Union of things in one mass or body. [ R.] Dr. H. More.
[ 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 transitive verb To create at the same time.
If God did concreate grace with Adam.
[ Latin concrematio
, from concremare
. See Cremate
.] The act of burning different things together.
[ 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 noun [ Latin concrescentia .] Coalescence of particles; growth; increase by the addition of particles. [ R.] Sir W. Raleigh.
[ French] Capable of being changed from a liquid to a solid state.
They formed a . . . fixed concrescible oil.
Fourcroy (Trans. ).
Concrescive adjective Growing together, or into union; uniting. [ R.] Eclec. Rev.
[ 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 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 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
, as in the concretion of blood. "The blood of some who died of the plague could not be made to concrete
Concrete 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 adverb In a concrete manner.
Concreteness noun The quality of being concrete.
[ 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 adjective Concretionary.
Concretionary adjective Pertaining to, or formed by, concretion or aggregation; producing or containing concretions.
Concretive adjective Promoting concretion. Sir T. Browne.
Concretively adverb In a concrete manner.
Concreture noun A mass formed by concretion. [ Obsolete] Johnson.
Concrew intransitive verb
[ See Concrete
, and Accrue
.] To grow together.
[ Obsolete] Spenser.
Concrimination noun A joint accusation.
Concubinacy noun The practice of concubinage. [ Obsolete] Strype.
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 adjective [ Latin concubinalis .] Of or pertaining to concubinage.
Concubinarian adjective & noun Concubinary.
The married and concubinarian , as well as looser clergy.
Concubinary adjective [ Late Latin concubinarius .] Relating to concubinage; living in concubinage.
; plural Concubinaries
. One who lives in concubinage. Jer. Taylor.
Concubinate noun [ Latin concubinatus .] Concubinage. [ Obsolete] Johnson.
Concubine 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 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
[ French, from Latin concupiscentia
.] Sexual lust; morbid carnal passion.
Concupiscence like a pestilence walketh in darkness.
[ Latin concupiscens
, present participle of concupiscere
, v. incho. of concupere
to long for; con-
. See Covet
.] Having sexual lust; libidinous; lustful; lecherous; salacious. Johnson.
Concupiscential adjective Relating to concupiscence. [ Obsolete] Johnson.
Concupiscentious adjective Concupiscent. [ Obsolete]
[ 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 noun The state of being concupiscible. [ Obsolete]
Concupy noun Concupiscence. [ Used only in "Troilus and Cressida"] Shak.
Concur 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.
[ 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 noun Concurrence.