[koh-in-si-duh ns] /koʊˈɪn sɪ dəns/
a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance:
Our meeting in Venice was pure coincidence.
the condition or fact of .
an instance of this.
a chance occurrence of events remarkable either for being simultaneous or for apparently being connected
the fact, condition, or state of coinciding
(modifier) (electronics) of or relating to a circuit that produces an output pulse only when both its input terminals receive pulses within a specified interval: coincidence gate Compare anticoincidence
c.1600, “exact correspondence,” from French coincidence, from coincider (see coincide). Meaning “a concurrence of events with no apparent connection” is from 1680s.
[koh-in-sahyd] /ˌkoʊ ɪnˈsaɪd/ verb (used without object), coincided, coinciding. 1. to occupy the same place in space, the same point or period in time, or the same relative position: The centers of concentric circles coincide. Our vacations coincided this year. 2. to correspond exactly, as in nature, character, etc.: His vocation coincides with his avocation. […]
[koh-in-si-duh nt] /koʊˈɪn sɪ dənt/ adjective 1. happening at the same time. 2. ; occupying the same place or position. 3. exactly corresponding. 4. in exact agreement (usually followed by with). /kəʊˈɪnsɪdənt/ adjective 1. having the same position in space or time 2. usually postpositive and foll by with. in exact agreement; consonant adj. late […]
[koh-in-si-den-tl] /koʊˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl/ adjective 1. happening by or resulting from ; by chance: a coincidental meeting. 2. existing or occurring at the same time. /kəʊˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəl/ adjective 1. of or happening by a coincidence; fortuitous adj. c.1800, from coincident + -al (1).
[koh-in-si-den-tl] /koʊˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl/ adjective 1. happening by or resulting from ; by chance: a coincidental meeting. 2. existing or occurring at the same time. /kəʊˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəlɪ/ adverb 1. (sentence modifier) by a coincidence; fortuitously /kəʊˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəl/ adjective 1. of or happening by a coincidence; fortuitous adv. 1837, from coincidental + -ly (2). adj. c.1800, from coincident […]