Definition of coincident
- a theory coincident with the facts
- coincident events
- Animal hibernation is usually coincident with the approach of winter.
the hard economic times and the coincident increase in crime were a double strain on the city's social services
a study to determine whether the areas with the highest family incomes were coincident with the locations boasting the highest percentage of college graduates
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: happening at the same time
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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