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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 ?
When I was a young man, I always meant to write a 'History of Coincidence.
Then the Material Interest found a tongue, and by a strange coincidence it was its own tongue.
The word wind, in this passage, suggested to the minds of some, who afterwards gave an account of this meeting, a coincidence which might, in the spirit of the times, be construed into a special appointment of Providence.
By a fortunate coincidence, Lady Janet's ball takes place in a fortnight.
All this is only the coincidence of conditions in which all vital organic and elemental events occur.
Ridiculous, doubtless, but a coincidence," Major Thomson replied, turning over the next page of his book.
By a strange coincidence, he happened to be at Aldborough, inquiring after Mr.
And yet it may have been pure coincidence; my better judgment tells me that it is coincidence that in Caspak the term for speechless man is Alus, and in the outer world of our own day it is Alalus.
Fentolin remarked quietly, "but there is a certain amount of coincidence about your question.
If I were to plead anything in mitigation of the preposterous fancy that a bad design will sometimes claim to be a good and an expressly religious design, it would be the curious coincidence that it has been brought to its climax in these pages, in the days of the public examination of late Directors of a Royal British Bank.
Neither did he call it a curious coincidence that true patriotism was HIS only motive too.
That Mr Frank and Mr Nickleby should have met last night,' said Tim Linkinwater, getting slowly off his stool, and looking round the counting-house with his back planted against the desk, as was his custom when he had anything very particular to say: 'that those two young men should have met last night in that manner is, I say, a coincidence, a remarkable coincidence.