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coincide with (something)

1. To happen at the same time as something else. Election day is going to coincide with the festival, so they are expecting a low turnout.
2. To match or be identical to something. My personality just coincides with his—that's why we get along so well.
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coincide with something

to agree with or match something; [for something] to happen at the same time as something else. This pattern coincides with the pattern we see in the carpet. My birthday sometimes coincides with Thanksgiving Day.
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The agency revised the coincide index downward because the indicators for raw material consumption and plant utilization, which were not available in the initial report, were in the negative column.
To coincide with the effective date of the underlying check-processing changes, the amendments became effective April 16, 2005, and April 23, 2005, respectively.
A new support group for female police workers will be launched tomorrow to coincide with International Women's Day.
As part of BOMA/NY's expanded commitment to sustaining natural resources, members of its energy committee, in coordination with the New York Parks Department and Jennifer Greenfeld, director of the New York Tree Trust, organized a ceremonial tree planting in downtown Manhattan to coincide with Earth Day 2004.
An exhibition of them, each blown up to a metre wide, will be held in September to coincide with its opening.
A NEW feature-length film of the kidnapping of dual Derby winner Shergar will have its premier at a cinema in Epsom tomorrow week to coincide with the Vodafone Derby Festival.
Researchers must still consider the possibility that the burst actually occurred in our own galaxy and just happened to coincide with a faint, distant galaxy.
shareholder, whose CFC's required tax year-end must either coincide with or begin no earlier than one month before the majority shareholder's tax year, can benefit from this deferral technique, by basing its fourth installment payment on annualized nine-month or 11-month income in the case of coinciding year-ends or annualized nine-month income in situations with a one month "lag.
And they promised to try and coincide it with scheduled road works to keep disruption down to a minimum.
The carnival committee has chosen the theme of Red, White and Bleu to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the twinning of Nuneaton with the French town of Roanne.
CELTIC v Rangers games must not coincide with contentious parades in the North, a magistrate suggested yesterday.
Islamic terrorists are planning an attack on a US nuclear power plant to coincide with the July 4 Independence Day celebrations, it was reported yesterday.
The researchers acknowledge that the bright patches could represent craters or other rugged, radio-reflecting surfaces that just happen to coincide with the north and south poles.