- happening at the same time.
- coinciding; occupying the same place or position.
- exactly corresponding.
- in exact agreement (usually followed by with).
Origin of coincident
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1. simultaneous, synchronous.
1. See contemporary.
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Examples from the Web for coincident
The federal deficit has never fallen as fast as it's falling now without a coincident recession.Actually the Deficit is Falling Too Fast
February 13, 2013
The axis of vision is not coincident with the axis of things, and so they appear not transparent but opake.Nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yet the advent of these texts was coincident with a returning desire to observe nature.The Legacy of Greece
Coincident with his thoughts of her, the voice of Helen Cumberly reached his ears!The Yellow Claw
So long as the interests are coincident, it works in favour of both.Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)
George John Romanes
A second terrific drive, coincident with the Marne, had likewise failed.They Shall Not Pass
Frank H. Simonds
- having the same position in space or time
- (usually postpositive and foll by with) in exact agreement; consonant
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Word Origin and History for coincident
late 16c., from French coincident, from coincider (see coincide).
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