concerning

  • 1 Concerning — Con*cern ing, prep. Pertaining to; regarding; having relation to; respecting; as regards. [1913 Webster] I have accepted thee concerning this thing. Gen. xix. 21. [1913 Webster] The Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel. Num. x. 29. [1913… …

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  • 2 Concerning — Con*cern ing, a. Important. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] So great and so concerning truth. South. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Concerning — Con*cern ing, n. 1. That in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest. Our everlasting concernments. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] To mix with thy concernments I desist. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Importance; moment; consequence.… …

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  • 4 concerning — index correlative, germane, pertinent, relative (relevant), relevant, wherein Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 5 concerning — regarding, respecting, *about …

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  • 6 concerning — [prep] having to do with about, anent, apropos of, as regards, germane to, in regard to, in the matter of, pertaining to, re, regarding, relating to, relevant to, respecting, touching, with reference to, with regard to; concept 563 …

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  • 7 concerning — ► PREPOSITION ▪ about …

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  • 8 concerning — [kənsʉrn′iŋ] prep. relating to or having to do with; in regard to; about …

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  • 9 concerning — [[t]kənsɜ͟ː(r)nɪŋ[/t]] PREP: oft n PREP n You use concerning to indicate what a question or piece of information is about. [FORMAL] For more information concerning the club contact I. Coldwell. ...various questions concerning pollution and the… …

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  • 10 concerning — con|cern|ing W3 [kənˈsə:nıŋ US ə:r ] prep about or relating to ▪ calls from young children concerning lost pets ▪ the facts concerning Marr s car crash …

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  • 11 concerning */*/ — UK [kənˈsɜː(r)nɪŋ] / US [kənˈsɜrnɪŋ] preposition formal Usage note: Concerning is not used after a verb. It usually follows a noun such as information , question , discussion , or advice . about a particular subject a newspaper article concerning …

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  • 12 Concerning — Concern Con*cern , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Concerned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Concerning}.] [F. concerner, LL. concernere to regard, concern, fr. L. concernere to mix or mingle together, as in a sieve for separating; con + cernere to separate, sift,… …

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  • 13 concerning — /keuhn serr ning/, prep. relating to; regarding; about: a discussion concerning foreign aid. [1375 1425; late ME; see CONCERN, ING2] * * * …

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  • 14 concerning — con|cern|ing [ kən sɜrnıŋ ] preposition FORMAL ** about a particular subject: a newspaper article concerning the problems of overcrowded cities …

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  • 15 concerning — preposition formal a word meaning about , used to show you are talking or writing about a particular thing or person: Police are anxious to hear any information concerning his whereabouts …

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  • 16 concerning — preposition we have new information concerning his disappearance Syn: about, regarding, relating to, with reference to, referring to, with regard to, as regards, with respect to, respecting, dealing with, on the subject of, in connection with, re …

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  • 17 concerning*/*/ — [kənˈsɜːnɪŋ] preposition formal about a particular subject a newspaper article concerning pollution[/ex] …

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  • 18 concerning — /kənˈsɜnɪŋ/ (say kuhn serning) preposition 1. relating to; regarding; about. –adjective 2. causing concern: a concerning development …

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  • 19 concerning — preposition Date: 15th century relating to ; regarding …

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  • 20 concerning — 1. adjective Causing concern; worrisome. 2. preposition Regarding, respecting …

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