Coincide Definition

coincided, coincides, coinciding
coincided, coincides, coinciding
To take up the same place in space; be exactly alike in shape, position, and area.
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To occur at the same time; take up the same period of time.
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To hold equivalent positions, as on a scale.
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To be identical; correspond exactly.
Our interests coincide.
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To be in accord; agree.
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Origin of Coincide

  • From French coïncider, from Medieval Latin coincīdēre, present active infinitive of coincīdō, from co- + incīdō, from in- + cadō.

    From Wiktionary

  • Medieval Latin coincidere Latin co- co- Latin incidere to occur incident

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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