AskDefine | Define coincide

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1 go with, fall together [syn: co-occur, cooccur]
2 happen simultaneously; "The two events coincided" [syn: concur]
3 be the same; "our views on this matter coincided"

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From coincider, from coincidere (co- + incidere)


  1. To occupy exactly the same space.
    The two squares coincide nicely.
  2. To occur at the same time.
    The conference will coincide with his vacation.
  3. To correspond, concur, or agree.
    Our ideas coincide, except in certain areas.


To occupy exactly the same space
To occur at the same time
To correspond

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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