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Definition of "concert" []

  • Music A performance given by one or more singers or instrumentalists or both. (noun)
  • Agreement in purpose, feeling, or action. (noun)
  • Unity achieved by mutual communication of views, ideas, and opinions: acted in concert on the issue. (noun)
  • Concerted action: "One feels between them an accumulation of gentleness and strength, a concert of energies” ( Vanity Fair). (noun)
  • To plan or arrange by mutual agreement. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "concert" in a sentence
  • "During, in fact, since the concert is at 7: 30, and the Cedar tends to start things on time all considerate-like."
  • "Mr. GLASS: Oh, yes, he had everything, including what we call concert music or classical music."
  • "However, unless a concert is advertised as a political event where the entertainer will be sharing his or her political views with the people attending the event, I would prefer the entertainer, left or right, stick to what I came to the event for, singing the songs I want to hear, telling the jokes I want to hear, etc."