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co·in·ci·dence

 (kō-ĭn′sĭ-dəns, -dĕns′)
n.
1. The state or fact of occupying the same relative position or area in space.
2. A sequence of events that although accidental seems to have been planned or arranged.

coincidence

(kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns)
n
1. a chance occurrence of events remarkable either for being simultaneous or for apparently being connected
2. the fact, condition, or state of coinciding
3. (Electronics) (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

co•in•ci•dence

(koʊˈɪn sɪ dəns)

n.
1. a striking occurrence by mere chance of two or more events at one time: Our meeting was pure coincidence.
2. the act, fact, or condition of coinciding.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coincidence - an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
chance event, fortuity, accident, stroke - anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
2.coincidence - the quality of occupying the same position or area in space; "he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs"
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
3.coincidence - the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
simultaneity, simultaneousness - happening or existing or done at the same time
concomitance - occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another
overlap - the property of partial coincidence in time
contemporaneity, contemporaneousness - the quality of belonging to the same period of time
unison - occurring together or simultaneously; "the two spoke in unison"

coincidence

noun chance, accident, luck, fluke, eventuality, stroke of luck, happy accident, fortuity By an amazing coincidence, their sons were all born on the same day.
Translations
shodashoda okolností
sammentræftilfælde
yhteensattuma
צירוף-מקרים
podudarnost
tilviljun
事が同時に起こること
동시 발생
sutapimas
naključjepo naključju
tillfällighet
ความสอดคล้องต้องกัน
trùng hợp ngẫu nhiên

coincidence

[kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns] Ncoincidencia f, casualidad f
what a coincidence!¡qué coincidencia!, ¡qué casualidad!

coincidence

[kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns] n (= chance) → coïncidence f

coincidence

n
Zufall m, → Fügung f (geh); what a coincidence!welch ein Zufall!; it is no coincidence that …es ist kein Zufall, dass …, es ist nicht von ungefähr, dass …
(= occurring or coming together, in time) → Zusammentreffen nt; (in place) → Zusammenfall m; (= agreement)Übereinstimmung f

coincidence

[kəʊˈɪnsɪdns] n (chance) → coincidenza, combinazione f

coincide

(kouinˈsaid) verb
1. to occupy (often by accident) the same space or time. Her arrival coincided with his departure.
2. to agree. This coincides with what he told us; Their tastes in music coincide.
coincidence (kouˈinsidəns) noun
(an) accidental happening of one event at the same time as another. By a strange coincidence we were both on the same train.
coˌinciˈdental (-ˈden-) adjective

coincidence

تَزَامُن shoda okolností sammentræf Zufall σύμπτωση casualidad yhteensattuma coïncidence podudarnost coincidenza 事が同時に起こること 동시 발생 toeval sammentreff zbieg okoliczności coincidência совпадение tillfällighet ความสอดคล้องต้องกัน rastlantı trùng hợp ngẫu nhiên 巧合

coincidence

n. coincidencia;
by ___por casualidad.
References in classic literature ?
Like all others who were in quest of a better telegraph instrument, Gray had glimmerings of the possibility of sending speech by wire, and by one of the strangest of coincidences he filed a caveat on the subject on the SAME DAY that Bell filed the application for a patent.
The tragic wonder will thee be greater than if they happened of themselves or by accident; for even coincidences are most striking when they have an air of design.
And then the series of accidents and coincidences - these were so very extraordinary.
Coincidences ten times as remarkable as this (the delivery of the money, and murder committed within three days upon the party receiving it), happen to all of us every hour of our lives, without attracting even momentary notice.
He read old almanacs at the book-stalls on the quays, and he began to frequent another cafe, where more newspapers were taken and his postprandial demitasse cost him a penny extra, and where he used to con the tattered sheets for curious anecdotes, freaks of nature, and strange coincidences.
If we could fly out of that window hand in hand, hover over this great city, gently remove the roofs, and peep in at the queer things which are going on, the strange coincidences, the plannings, the cross-purposes, the wonderful chains of events, working through generations, and leading to the most outré results, it would make all fiction with its conventionalities and foreseen conclusions most stale and unprofitable.
It's extraordinary what coincidences do sometimes occur.
And a third theory supposes the crooked line on the ship to be a conventionalized thunderbolt; but that alone, if seriously examined, would show what a very little way these unhappy coincidences really go.
Though, as a matter of fact, coincidences are much rarer than we suppose.
Have you ever thought much about coincidences, Miss Warden?
Kenge with a tinge of melancholy in his smile, "one of those coincidences which may or may not require an explanation beyond our present limited faculties, that I have a cousin in the medical profession.
DEAR SIR: I think that I have run across one of the most remarkable coincidences in modern literature.