UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)

The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

coincidence (noun) two or more ideas or incidents occurring at the same time.

When two or more events, appearing to be related, occur at the same time or to the same persons, there is a coincidence. 'What a coincidence! My date of birth happens to be the same as that of my brother; only the year is different.' This means that my date of birth and that of my brother are the same, surprisingly, only the year is different. 'The wife and husband are of a type. There is a perfect coincidence of ideas between the two.' This means, they both happen to have similar views and opinions.

  • It is a sad coincidence that the day proposed for the beginning of the college happened to be the day of the death of its founder.
  • Rarely do we come across such a coincidence of events. The date and month of Shakespeare's death, as it is usually believed, happen to be the same as the date and month of his birth too.
  • There can sometimes be no coincidence between the interests of private individuals, and a nation's welfare.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer