Definition of


  1. (verb, change) happen simultaneously
  2. (verb, stative) be the same
  3. (verb, stative) go with, fall together

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Synonyms of Coincide

co-occur, concur, cooccur

Alternate forms of Coincide

Derivations: coincidence, coincident

Hyponyms: overlap

Hypernyms: agree, check, coexist, come about, correspond, fall out, fit, gibe, go on, hap, happen, jibe, match, occur, pass, pass off, take place, tally

Origin of the word Coincide

  1. c.1641, from Fr. coincider (14c.), from M.L. coincidere (in astrological use), from L. co- "together" + incidere "to fall upon" (in- "upon + cadere "to fall;" see case (1)). more

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