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 for coinciding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coincide \Co`in*cide"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coincided; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Coinciding.] [L. co- + incidere to fall on; in +
     cadere to fall: cf. F. co["i]ncider. See Chance, n.]
     1. To occupy the same place in space, as two equal triangles,
        when placed one on the other.
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              If the equator and the ecliptic had coincided, it
              would have rendered the annual revoluton of the
              earth useless.                        --Cheyne.
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     2. To occur at the same time; to be contemporaneous; as, the
        fall of Granada coincided with the discovery of America.
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     3. To correspond exactly; to agree; to concur; as, our aims
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              The rules of right jugdment and of good
              ratiocination often coincide with each other.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: occurring or operating at the same time; "a series of
             coincident events" [syn: coincident, coincidental,
             coinciding, concurrent, co-occurrent,
             cooccurring, simultaneous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  58 Moby Thesaurus words for "coinciding":
     accordant, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing, answerable, at one,
     coequal, coexistent, coexisting, coextensive, coherent, coincident,
     coincidental, commensurate, compatible, concordant, concurring,
     conformable, congenial, congruent, congruous, consentaneous,
     consentient, consistent, consonant, cooperating, cooperative,
     correspondent, corresponding, coterminous, en rapport, equal,
     equivalent, harmonious, in accord, in agreement, in rapport,
     in sync, in synchronization, inaccordance, inharmony, like-minded,
     of a piece, of like mind, of one mind, on all fours, positive,
     proportionate, reconcilable, self-consistent, symbiotic,
     synchronized, synchronous, synonymous, unanimous, uniform,
     unisonant, unisonous

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