an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
the quality of occupying the same position or area in space
"he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs"
concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence(noun)
the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
"the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
conjugation, colligation, connective, attendant, accompaniment, concurrence, co-occurrence, meeting of minds, junction, continuative, conjunction, concurrency, happenstance, concomitant, alignment, coincidence, conjunctive
coincidence(noun)Of objects, the property of being coincident; occurring at the same time or place.
coincidence(noun)Of events, the appearance of a meaningful connection when there is none.
coincidence(noun)A coincidence point.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Analogy is specifically a resemblance of relations; a resemblance that may be reasoned from, so that from the likeness in certain respects we may infer that other and perhaps deeper relations exist. Affinity is a mutual attraction with or without seeming likeness; as, the affinity of iron for oxygen. Coincidence is complete agreement in some one or more respects; there may be a coincidence in time of most dissimilar events. Parity of reasoning is said of an argument equally conclusive on subjects not strictly analogous. Similitude is a rhetorical comparison of one thing to another with which it has some points in common. Resemblance and similarity are external or superficial, and may involve no deeper relation; as, the resemblance of a cloud to a distant mountain. Compare ALLEGORY.
The analogy between (or of) nature and revelation; the analogy of sound to light; a family has some analogy with (or to) a state.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for coincidence
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- koincidence, náhodaCzech
- Koinzidenz, zufälliges ZusammentreffenGerman
- coincidencia, casualidadSpanish
- co-thuiteamasScottish Gaelic
- sammenfall, sammentreffNorwegian
- samanfall, samantreffNorwegian Nynorsk
- zbieg okolicznościPolish
- tesadüf, rastlantıTurkish
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