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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 ?
It certainly is a strange coincidence," he added, speaking in an aside to Ned while he himself still listened to what was being told to him over the telephone wire.
Through some fortunate coincidence in size, Dick Mattingly was the only one who had achieved an entire new suit.
And it was a wonderful coincidence, the good lady thought, that the artist should have planted these scarlet-flowering beans--which the humming-birds sought far and wide, and which had not grown in the Pyncheon garden before for forty years--on the very summer of Clifford's return.
His pervading and continual hope -- a hallucination, which, in the face of all discouragement, and making light of impossibilities, haunts him while he lives, and, I fancy, like the convulsive throes of the cholera, torments him for a brief space after death -- is, that finally, and in no long time, by some happy coincidence of circumstances, he shall be restored to office.
The other was interested in the coincidence, but did not remember Jurgis--he had handled too many "green ones" in his time, he said.
By a singular coincidence, on the very night that this vision appeared to Legree, the house-door was found open in the morning, and some of the negroes had seen two white figures gliding down the avenue towards the high-road.
The Hindus dreamed that the earth rested on an elephant, and the elephant on a tortoise, and the tortoise on a serpent; and though it may be an unimportant coincidence, it will not be out of place here to state, that a fossil tortoise has lately been discovered in Asia large enough to support an elephant.
The coincidence struck me as too awful and inexplicable to be communicated or discussed.
It is a coincidence that your uncle should have once resided in Vauxhall Walk," she said, addressing herself to Magdalen.
That's a coincidence, too," the guard mused, "for I made the same of it myself.
Still, the coincidence of our being together on the coach, was sufficiently strange to fill me with a dread that some other coincidence might at any moment connect me, in his hearing, with my name.
For a time there seemed to be little hope of his escaping from the burden of this success and becoming an inventor, when, by a most happy coincidence, two of his pupils brought to him exactly the sort of stimulation and practical help that he needed and had not up to this time received.