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To agree; coincide; act together. To concur is to evidence consent in an affirmative or concrete manner as opposed to merely acquiescing or silently submitting to a decision.

In appellate court practice, a judge may file a concurring opinion, which expresses accord with the conclusions of the majority opinion filed in the same lawsuit but at the same time separately states the judge's reason for reaching the same conclusions.

TO CONCUR. In Louisiana, to concur, signifies, to claim a part, of the estate of an insolvent along with other claimants; 6 N. S. 460; as "the wife concurs with her husband's creditors, and claims a privilege over them."

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[10] Justice Marshall concurred in both of their opinions and did not write a separate opinion.
In Beam, he concurred that retroactivity should not be withheld in any subsequent case once the leading case on the issue had been decided retroactively, regardless of whether the original case was correctly decided.