coincide

co|in|cide [ˌkəuınˈsaıd US ˌkou-] v
[Date: 1700-1800; : Medieval Latin; Origin: coincidere, from [i]Latin co- ( CO-) + incidere ( INCIDENT)]
1.) to happen at the same time as something else, especially by chance
→↑coincidence coincide with
His entry to the party coincided with his marriage.
When our vacations coincided, we often holidayed together.
planned/timed/arranged to coincide
The show is timed to coincide with the launch of a new book.
2.) [not in progressive]
if two people's ideas, opinions etc coincide, they are the same
The interests of the US and those of the islanders may not coincide.
coincide with
The cloth had a natural look which coincided perfectly with the image Laura sought.
3.) to meet or be in the same place
The journey coincides in part with the Pennine Way.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • coincide — COINCÍDE, pers. 3 coincíde, vb. III. intranz. 1. (Despre evenimente, fenomene etc.) A se petrece simultan, a se produce în acelaşi loc. 2. A fi identic, a se potrivi întocmai. ♦ (Despre linii, figuri, suprafeţe) A se suprapune perfect. [pr.: co… …   Dicționar Român

  • Coincide — Co in*cide , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Coincided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coinciding}.] [L. co + incidere to fall on; in + cadere to fall: cf. F. co[ i]ncider. See {Chance}, n.] 1. To occupy the same place in space, as two equal triangles, when placed one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coincide — [kō΄in sīd′] vi. coincided, coinciding [Fr coincider < ML coincidere < L co , together + incidere, to fall upon: see INCIDENT] 1. to take up the same place in space; be exactly alike in shape, position, and area 2. to occur at the same… …   English World dictionary

  • coincide — I (concur) verb accede, accept, accord, acquiesce, agree, approve, arrive at an agreement, arrive at an understanding, arrive at terms, assent, be accordant, be at one with, be of the same mind, be one with, come to an agreement, come to an… …   Law dictionary

  • coincide — 1715, from Fr. coincider (14c.), from M.L. coincidere (in astrological use), lit. to fall upon together, from L. com together (see CO (Cf. co )) + incidere to fall upon (in upon + cadere to fall; see CASE (Cf. case) (1 …   Etymology dictionary

  • coincide — concur, *agree Analogous words: accord, correspond, jibe, harmonize, tally (see AGREE): *match, equal Antonyms: differ Contrasted words: diverge (see SWERVE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • coincide — [v] go along with; coexist accompany, accord, acquiesce, agree, be concurrent, befall, be the same, come about, concert, concur, correspond, equal, eventuate, harmonize, identify, jibe, match, occur simultaneously, quadrate, square, sync,… …   New thesaurus

  • coincide — ► VERB 1) occur at the same time or place. 2) correspond in nature; tally. 3) be in agreement. ORIGIN Latin coincidere occur together …   English terms dictionary

  • coincide */*/ — UK [ˌkəʊɪnˈsaɪd] / US [ˌkoʊɪnˈsaɪd] verb [intransitive] Word forms coincide : present tense I/you/we/they coincide he/she/it coincides present participle coinciding past tense coincided past participle coincided 1) to happen at the same time as… …   English dictionary

  • coincide — co|in|cide [ ,kouın saıd ] verb intransitive ** 1. ) to happen at the same time as something else: The arrivals of the boat and the train are supposed to coincide. coincide with: The statement was timed to coincide with the General s return to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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