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coterminous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of coterminous

  1. 1 existing or occurring at the same period of time <the Alfred Lunt–Lynn Fontanne partnership was more or less coterminous with Broadway's golden age> Synonyms coetaneous, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coextensive, coincident, coincidental, concurrent, contemporaneous, contemporary, simultaneous, synchronic, synchronousRelated Words accompanying, attendant, attending, concomitant, incidentAntonyms asynchronous, noncontemporary, nonsimultaneous, nonsynchronous

  2. 2 occupying the same space <Massachusetts' Nantucket County isn't quite coterminous with the island of the same name, as the county includes two small nearby islets> Synonyms coincident, coinciding, conterminous, coextensiveRelated Words allover, overlaying, superimposed, superposed, underlying; conjoining, crisscrossing, intersecting, overlapping; coaxial, concurrent, convergent; congruent, conjunctionalNear Antonyms nonconcurrent, noncongruent




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