Coincide meaning

kōĭn-sīd
To happen at the same time or during the same period.
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To occupy the same relative position or the same area in space.
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To correspond exactly; be identical.
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To agree exactly, as in opinion; concur.
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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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The definition of coincide means to take place at the same time or to agree.

Two people sharing a birthday is an example of coincide.

Two people having the same interests is an example of coincide.

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Our ideas coincide, except in certain areas.

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To occupy exactly the same space.

The two squares coincide nicely.

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To occur at the same time.

The conference will coincide with his vacation.

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Origin of coincide

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

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

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

    From Wiktionary