Learn words with mind trick: Latin word- Cur that means run

Current Currency Concurrent Courier   Concourse Concur Course Cursive Discourse Excursion Occur Precursor Recourse Cursory
Cur comes from Latin currere means to run.





Let's learn more about more such words:-
Current (Adj/N)
Meaning:
  • present time, something running along now
  • the running of water or air, the running of electricity
Word Root
The word current comes from Latin word cur or currer that means run.
Usages:
  1. Birds fly along with the air currents.
  2. Fish swims against the current of water.

Currency (N)
Meaning:
  • money that runs from one person to another person in a system
Word Root
The word currency comes from Latin word cur or currere that means run or running.
Usages:
  1. China is prepared to let its currency weaken further still.
  2. Rupee is the currency of India.
  3. His theory of the social contract had wide currency in America.

Concurrent(Adj.)
Meaning:
  • happening at the same time
Word Root
Concurrent comes from prefix con(cum) meaning together + Latin word cur meaning run from current meaning now. Concurrent means running or happening something at the same time.
Usages:
  1. In 1992, the group launched concurrent attacks on Iranian diplomatic missions in 10 countries.
  2. Formation of the giant planets by concurrent accretion of solids and gas.
  3. He will be serving three concurrent five-year sentences.

Concourse (N)
Meaning:
  • a large, open part of a public building where public can talk or run together, especially an airport or a railway station
Word Root
Concourse comes from prefix con(cum) meaning together + Latin word cur meaning run. A place where people can run together.
Usages:
  1. We first met at the station concourse.
  2. The station concourse is also used as an events area during the annual Mouth of the Tyne festival.
  3. The main concourse was filled with public.

Courier (N)
Meaning:
  • a person who runs with messages or packages or important papers somewhere
Word Root
The word courier is taken from the Latin word cur or currere meaning run. A courier runs with messages.
Usages:
  1. Google has send me a courier.
  2. I received a courier of the company.

Concur(V)
Meaning:
  • to agree (to run together)
Word Root
Concur- con means together and cur means run; con is the prefix and cur is the Latin word.
Usages:
  1. The specialists have concurred with each other on this topic.
  2. I don't concur with that idea.

Course(N/V)
Meaning:
  • a series or running of lessons, medical treatment, lectures on a particular subject or something else
  • as a verb, course means to flow or move quickly
Word Root
Course from the Latin word cur that means run or running.
Usages:
  1. We have many courses in our college.
  2. She took crash course for the exams.

Curriculum(N)
Meaning:
  • running course taught in a school, college, or university
Word Root
Curriculum from cur meaning running.
Usages:
  1. Both exams claim to be aligned with the school curriculum.
  2. She also calls for school curriculum to include gender equity for a young age.

Cursive(Adj.)
Meaning:
  • a special handwriting where the letters run along with
Word Root
Cursive from cur, in cursive writing letters joined together like running together.
Usages:
  1. It is very hard to write cursive.

Cursory
Meaning:
  • done quickly and without giving enough attention to details
Word Root
Cursory from cur which means run
Usages:
  1. Cursory works tend to be error.
  2. Only a cursory inspection of the building's electrical wiring was done.

Discourse(N/V)
Meaning:
  • to run for a long time or way
  • an extended communication dealing with some particular topic
  • If someone discourses on something, they talk for a long time about it.
Word Root
Discourse origins from the word Dis meaning away or long and the Latin word cur meaning to run.
Usages:
  1. He discoursed for several hours on universe.
  2. We get in a discourse on issue of price hike.

Excursion (N)
Meaning:
  • a short journey made for pleasure, especially one that has been organized for a group or people
Word Root
Excursion: Ex means out and cur means to run.
Usages:
  1. We should go on excursion on every Sunday.
  2. The clients that were led on the hunting excursions will not be charged.

Occur (V)
Meaning:
  • to happen, to exist or be found somewhere
Word Root
Occur from the Latin word cur meaning run, in other word, to happen.
Usages:
  1. When did the incident occur?
  2. Sugar occurs naturally in fruit.

Precursor (N)
Meaning:
  • a person or thing that comes or runs before somebody or something
Word Root
Pre means forward and cur means to run. Forerunner.
Usages:
  1. Modi is the precursor of his party.
  2. Small tremors may be precursors to big earthquakes.

Concurrence(N)
Meaning:
  • agreement, running together
  • when two things run at the same time
Word Root
Con means together and cur means running, concurrence means running together with an agreement.
Usages:
  1. There is less concurrence between father and their sons.
  2. The bill was passed with full concurrence of the Parliament.

Corridor (N)
Meaning:
  • a long passage that runs along the two sides of building or road
Word Root
Corridor comes from the Latin word cur meaning running, corridor means a long running passage.
Usages:
  1. China is building a business corridor in Pakistan.
  2. Pakistan boarder is the busiest corridor for illegal crossing.

Incur(V)
Meaning:
  • to deal or run with something unpleasant
  • if you don't deposit installment on time, you will likely incur more fees on next installment.
Word Root
Incur from in means inside or towards and cur means run. If you make something unpleasant run on yourself, you incur or deal that thing.
Usages:
  1. Our government incurred huge debts because of demonetization.
  2. He falls in love and incurs the wrath of her father.

Recur(V)
Meaning:
  • to happen again and again
Word Root
Re means again + cur means running(again) , happen again and again.
Usages:
  1. Some scenes recur several times in the film.
  2. Woman molestation recurs many times in a year.

Recourse(N)
Meaning:
  • to run back for help, act of turning to for assistance
Word Root
Recourse comes from prefix re meaning back or again + Latin word cur meaning running from course that means to flow. Recourse means flow back.
Usages:
  1. The government, when necessary has recourse to the armed forces.
  2. We use the book as recourse when questions are tough.
  3. There is no recourse available to the victim.

In a nutshell
There are more words with "cur" letters but they don't have sense of running, like curry, curiosity.


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