American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Occupying the same area in space or happening at the same time: a series of coincident events. See Synonyms at contemporary.
- adj. Being very similar to another, as in nature: testimony that was coincident with the actual facts.
- adj. Matching point for point; coinciding: coincident circles.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Occupying the same place in space, or the same position in a scale or series; coinciding. In geometry, two figures are coincident which are everywhere infinitely near to each other; but two coincident points often lie upon a definite right line, etc.
- Happening at the same time; coexistent: with with.
- Concurrent; exactly corresponding; in all respects conformable; consistent.
- n. A concurrence; a coincidence.
- adj. of two events Occurring at the same time.
- adj. of two objects Being in the same location.
- adj. Being in accordance, matching.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having coincidence; occupying the same place; contemporaneous; concurrent; -- followed by
- n. rare One of two or more coincident events; a coincidence.
- adj. matching point for point
- adj. occurring or operating at the same time
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