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coincide (v.)

1705, "be identical in substance or nature;" 1715, "occupy the same space, agree in position," from Medieval Latin coincidere (used in astrology), literally "to fall upon together," from assimilated form of  Latin com "with, together" (see com-) + incidere "to fall upon" (from in- "upon" + combining form of cadere "to fall," from PIE root *kad- "to fall"). From 1809 as "occur at the same time." Related: Coincided; coinciding. Latin coincidere was used as a verb in English from 1640s.

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Definitions of coincide

coincide (v.)
go with, fall together;
Synonyms: co-occur / cooccur
coincide (v.)
happen simultaneously;
The two events coincided
Synonyms: concur
coincide (v.)
be the same;
our views on this matter coincided
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