Definitions for coincideˌkoʊ ɪnˈsaɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•in•cideˌkoʊ ɪnˈsaɪd(v.i.)-cid•ed, -cid•ing.

  1. to occupy the same location or period in time:

    Our vacations coincided this year.

  2. to correspond exactly, as in nature.

  3. to concur:

    Our opinions coincide more often than not.

Origin of coincide:

1635–45; < ML coincidere= L co-co - +incidere to befall; see incident

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coincide, co-occur, cooccur(verb)

    go with, fall together

  2. concur, coincide(verb)

    happen simultaneously

    "The two events coincided"

  3. coincide(verb)

    be the same

    "our views on this matter coincided"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. coincide(verb)ˌkoʊ ɪnˈsaɪd

    to happen at the same time

    days off work that coincided with good weather


  1. coincide(Verb)

    To occupy exactly the same space.

    The two squares coincide nicely.

  2. coincide(Verb)

    To occur at the same time.

    The conference will coincide with his vacation.

  3. coincide(Verb)

    To correspond, concur, or agree.

    Our ideas coincide, except in certain areas.

  4. Origin: From coïncider, from coincidere (co- + incidere)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coincide(noun)

    to occupy the same place in space, as two equal triangles, when placed one on the other

  2. Coincide(noun)

    to occur at the same time; to be contemporaneous; as, the fall of Granada coincided with the discovery of America

  3. Coincide(noun)

    to correspond exactly; to agree; to concur; as, our aims coincide

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'coincide' in Verbs Frequency: #825

Translations for coincide

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to occupy (often by accident) the same space or time

Her arrival coincided with his departure.

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