coincide meaning, coincide definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( coincides    3rd person present)   ( coinciding    present participle)   ( coincided    past tense & past participle  )
1       v-recip   If one event coincideswith another, they happen at the same time.  
The exhibition coincides with the 50th anniversary of his death...      V with n  
The beginning of the solar and lunar years coincided every 13 years.      pl-n V  
2       v-recip   If the ideas or interests of two or more people coincide, they are the same.  
The kids' views on life don't always coincide, but they're not afraid of voicing their opinions...      pl-n V  
He gave great encouragement to his students, especially if their passions happened to coincide with his own.      V with n  
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


1    be concurrent, coexist, occur simultaneously, synchronize  
2    accord, harmonize, match, quadrate, square, tally  
3    acquiesce, agree, concur, correspond  
   be inconsistent, be unlike, contradict, differ, disagree, diverge, divide, part, separate  

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