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coincidence

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Noun
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co=in=ci=dence

CIDE DICTIONARY

coincidencen. [Cf. F. coïncidence.].
  •  The condition of occupying the same place in space; as, the coincidence of circles, surfaces, etc.  Bentley.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The condition or fact of happening at the same time; as, the coincidence of the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Exact correspondence in nature, character, result, circumstances, etc.; concurrence; agreement.  [1913 Webster]
    "The very concurrence and coincidence of so many evidences . . . carries a great weight."  [1913 Webster]
    "Those who discourse . . . of the nature of truth . . . affirm a perfect coincidence between truth and goodness."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

coincidence, n.
1 a occurring or being together. b an instance of this.
2 a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection.
3 Physics the presence of ionizing particles etc. in two or more detectors simultaneously, or of two or more signals simultaneously in a circuit.

Etymology
med.L coincidentia (as COINCIDE)

THESAURUS

coincidence

accident, accompaniment, accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, alliance, assent, association, cahoots, chance, chorus, co-occurrence, co-working, coaction, coequality, coetaneity, coetaneousness, coevality, coevalneity, coevalness, coexistence, coextension, coherence, collaboration, collectivity, collusion, combination, combined effort, compatibility, concert, concerted action, concomitance, concomitancy, concord, concordance, concourse, concurrence, confluence, conformance, conformation, conformity, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, conjunction, consilience, consistency, consonance, consort, conspiracy, contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, cooperation, correspondence, equality, equivalence, fluke, fortuitousness, fortuity, happenstance, harmony, homogeneity, homoousia, identity, indistinguishability, intersection, isochronism, junction, luck, matching, no difference, oneness, overlap, parallelism, parasitism, peace, rapport, sameness, saprophytism, self-consistency, self-identity, selfhood, selfness, selfsameness, simultaneity, symbiosis, symmetry, sync, synchronism, synchronization, synergy, synonymity, synonymousness, synonymy, tally, timing, togetherness, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, united action, unity, withness

ROGET THESAURUS

coincidence

Identity

N identity, sameness, coincidence, coalescence, convertibility, equality, selfness, self, oneself, identification, monotony, tautology, facsimile, homoousia: alter ego, ipsissima verba, same, self, very, one and the same, very thing, actual thing, real McCoy, no other, one and only, in the flesh, identical, self, ilk, the same, selfsame, one and the same, homoousian, coincide, coalescent, coalescing, indistinguishable, one, equivalent, tweedle dee and tweedle dum, much the same, of a muchness, unaltered, identically, on all fours.

Synchronism

N synchronism, coexistence, coincidence, simultaneousness, simultaneity, concurrence, concomitance, unity of time, interim, isochronism, contemporary, coetanian, synchronous, synchronal, synchronic, synchronical, synchronistical, simultaneous, coexisting, coincident, concomitant, concurrent, coeval, coevous, contemporary, contemporaneous, coetaneous, coeternal, isochronous, at the same time, simultaneously, together, in concert, during the same time, in the same breath, pari passu, in the interim, as one, at the very moment, just as, as soon as, meanwhile.

Concurrence

N concurrence, cooperation, coagency, union, agreement, consilience, consent, coincidence, alliance, concert, additivity, synergy, partnership, common cause, concurring, concurrent, in alliance with, banded together, of one mind, at one with, coinciding, with one consent.

Contiguity

N contiguity, contact, proximity, apposition, abuttal, juxtaposition, abutment, osculation, meeting, appulse, rencontre, rencounter, syzygy, coincidence, coexistence, adhesion, touching, (touch), borderland, frontier, tangent, abutter, contiguous, touching, in contact, conterminous, end to end, osculatory, pertingent, tangential, hand to hand, close to, with no interval.


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