coincident

[ koh-in-si-duhnt ]
/ koʊˈɪn sɪ dənt /

adjective

happening at the same time.
coinciding; occupying the same place or position.
exactly corresponding.
in exact agreement (usually followed by with).

Nearby words

  1. coin-operated,
  2. coinage,
  3. coinage bronze,
  4. coincide,
  5. coincidence,
  6. coincident indicator,
  7. coincidental,
  8. coincidentally,
  9. coincidently,
  10. coinfectious immunity

Origin of coincident

1555–65; < Medieval Latin coincident- (stem of coincidēns) present participle of coincidere to coincide; see -ent

Related forms

Synonym study

1. See contemporary.

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British Dictionary definitions for coincident

coincident

/ (kəʊˈɪnsɪdənt) /

adjective

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

coincident

adj.

late 16c., from French coincident, from coincider (see coincide).

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