Coincident vs Synchronize - What's the difference?

coincident | synchronize |


As verbs the difference between coincident and synchronize

is that coincident is while synchronize is to cause two or more events to happen at exactly the same time, at the same rate, or in a time-coordinated way to harmonize in regard to time.

coincident

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of two events) Occurring at the same time.
  • (of two objects) Being in the same location.
  • Being in accordance, matching.
  • * South
  • Christianity teaches nothing but what is perfectly suitable to, and coincident with, the ruling principles of a virtuous and well-inclined man.

    See also

    * coincidence

    Anagrams

    * ----

    synchronize

    English

    (Synchronization)

    Alternative forms

    * synchronise (non-Oxford British spelling)

    Verb

    (synchroniz)
  • To cause two or more events to happen at exactly the same time, at the same rate, or in a time-coordinated way. To harmonize in regard to time.
  • To occur at the same time or with coordinated timing.
  • * De Quincey
  • The path of this great empire, through its arch of progress, synchronized with that of Christianity.

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from synchronize) * synchronisation/synchronization * synch * synchroniser/synchronizer * sync * synchrony * synchronicity * synchicity * synchronized swimming * synchronized skating