an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
the quality of occupying the same position or area in space
concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence(noun)
the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
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.
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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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