What does coincide mean?

Definitions for coincideˌkoʊ ɪnˈsaɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word coincide.

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"


  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

  4. Origin: [L. co- + incidere to fall on; in + cadere to fall: cf. F. concider. See Chance, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coincide

    kō-in-sīd′, v.i. to fall in with, or agree, in opinion: to correspond: to be identical.—ns. Coin′cidence, act or condition of coinciding: the occurrence of an event at the same time as another event, without any apparent connection; Coin′cidency.—adjs. Coin′cident, Coincident′al.—adv. Coin′cidently. [L. co-, together, incidĕrein, in, cadĕre, to fall.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coincide in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coincide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Perry:

    You'll notice these optimum months coincide with when we have the most sunlight in the UK.

  2. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin:

    Economic cooperation must coincide with settling security matters, the faster you liberate this city, the sooner we can get (back) to Iraq.

  3. Jose Angel Mendoza:

    But up to now what's clear is that areas where the FARC are coincide with areas of cultivation. And so in that order of ideas things continue much as they were.

  4. Dilma Rousseff:

    Many of Renan's proposals fully coincide with our own, they show on the part of the Senate an inclination to help Brazil find a way out of its difficulties as fast as possible.

  5. Attorney General Jesus Murillo:

    This scientific proof confirms that the remains found at the scene coincide with the evidence of the investigation, we will continue with the probe until all the guilty have been arrested.

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