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co·in·cide  audio  (kn-sd) KEY 

intr.v.
co·in·cid·ed, co·in·cid·ing, co·in·cides
  1. To occupy the same relative position or the same area in space.
  2. To happen at the same time or during the same period.
  3. To correspond exactly; be identical.
  4. To agree exactly, as in opinion; concur. See Synonyms at agree.

ETYMOLOGY:
Medieval Latin coincidere : Latin co-, co- + Latin incidere, to occur ; see incident


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