Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun coincidence

3 senses of coincidence

Sense 1
coincidence, happenstance -- (an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental)
       => accident, stroke, fortuity, chance event -- (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")

Sense 2
coincidence -- (the quality of occupying the same position or area in space; "he waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs")
       => position, spatial relation -- (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")

Sense 3
concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence -- (the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable")
       => simultaneity, simultaneousness -- (happening or existing or done at the same time)

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