- 1Occur at or during the same time: publication is timed to coincide with a major exhibition the two events coincidedMore example sentences
- To coincide with the event, the new Killarney Athletic clubhouse and dressing rooms were officially opened by Minister for Sport and Tourism John O'Donoghue on Monday night.
- And I've seen in many countries terrorists and resistance groups try to set up events to coincide with various high points in the calendar.
- The public events planned to coincide with the tour in Sligo are launched on the morning of July 28 including The Archives Resource Box at Sligo Town Library.
- 1.1Correspond in nature; tally: the interests of employers and employees do not always coincideMore example sentences
- The nature of these conversations coincides with other IFS work done with children.
- ‘The disparity is small, but it is always there, which coincides with the research done before,’ Xu said.
- This ability coincides with, and conforms to, the Army's Transformation goals and objectives.
- 1.2Correspond in position; meet or intersect: the two long-distance walks briefly coincide hereMore example sentences
- Here the marker positions coincided with segment bounds.
- However, for an interval this short, the position of a detected QTL rarely coincided with the true position.
- Each marker position coincided with the position of one of the multiallelic loci.
- 1.3Be in agreement: the members of the College coincide in this opinionMore example sentences
- However, by building up detailed theories of each type, we may hope to find important links between them and perhaps even to discover that they coincide in at least some key respects.
- Their false testimonies could not be allowed, because at least two of them were needed to coincide in order for the testimony to be legal.
- For what are contraries cannot coincide in one and the same subject.
early 18th century (in the sense 'occupy the same space'): from medieval Latin coincidere, from co- 'together with' + incidere 'fall upon or into'.