Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[koh-ee-vuh l] /koʊˈi vəl/

of the same age, date, or duration; equally old:
Analysis has proved that this manuscript is coeval with that one.
Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were only approximately coeval.
a contemporary:
He is more serious than his coevals.
of or belonging to the same age or generation
a contemporary

“having the same age,” formed in English early 17c. from Late Latin coaevus, from Latin com- “equal” (see co-) + aevum “an age” (see eon). As a noun from c.1600.


Read Also:

  • Coeur en sabot

    coeur en sabot coeur en sa·bot (kûr’ ŏn sə-bō’, kɶr äɴ sä-bō’) n. A heart that is visible radiographically as having an elevated apex combined with a transverse rectangular enlargement, giving it the appearance of a wooden shoe.

  • Coe virus

    Coe virus (kō) n. A virus serologically identical to a strain of coxsackievirus that causes a disease similar to the common cold.

  • Coevolution

    [koh-ev-uh-loo-shuh n or, esp. British, -ee-vuh-] /ˌkoʊ ɛv əˈlu ʃən or, esp. British, -i və-/ noun 1. involving a series of reciprocal changes in two or more noninterbreeding populations that have a close ecological relationship and act as agents of natural selection for each other, as the succession of adaptations of a predator for pursuing […]

  • Coevolve

    [koh-i-volv] /ˌkoʊ ɪˈvɒlv/ verb (used without object), coevolved, coevolving. 1. to undergo coevolution.

Disclaimer: Coeval definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.