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Definition 1: the temporal property of two things happening at the same time - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where coincidence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable

Synonyms for coincidence in the sense of this definition

(coincidence is a kind of ...) happening or existing or done at the same time

(... is a kind of coincidence ) occurrence or existence together or in connection with one another

(... is a kind of coincidence ) the property of partial coincidence in time

(... is a kind of coincidence ) the quality of belonging to the same period of time

(... is a kind of coincidence ) occurring together or simultaneously

"the two spoke in unison"

Definition 2: the quality of occupying the same position or area in space - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where coincidence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs

(coincidence is a kind of ...) the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

"the position of the hands on the clock" "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"

Definition 3: an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for coincidence in the sense of this definition

(coincidence is a kind of ...) anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

"winning the lottery was a happy accident" "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck" "it was due to an accident or fortuity"

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