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Conflict vs. Coincide

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Conflictnoun

A clash or disagreement, often violent, between two or more opposing groups or individuals.

‘The conflict between the government and the rebels began three years ago.’;

Coincideverb

To occupy exactly the same space.

‘The two squares coincide nicely.’;

Conflictnoun

An incompatibility, as of two things that cannot be simultaneously fulfilled.

‘I wanted to attend the meeting but there's a conflict in my schedule that day.’;

Coincideverb

To occur at the same time.

‘The conference will coincide with his vacation.’;

Conflictverb

(intransitive) To be at odds (with); to disagree or be incompatible

Coincideverb

To correspond, concur, or agree.

‘Our ideas coincide, except in certain areas.’;

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Conflictverb

(intransitive) To overlap (with), as in a schedule.

‘Your conference call conflicts with my older one: please reschedule.’; ‘It appears that our schedules conflict.’;

Coincideverb

To occupy the same place in space, as two equal triangles, when placed one on the other.

‘If the equator and the ecliptic had coincided, it would have rendered the annual revoluton of the earth useless.’;

Conflictnoun

A striking or dashing together; violent collision; as, a conflict of elements or waves.

Coincideverb

To occur at the same time; to be contemporaneous; as, the fall of Granada coincided with the discovery of America.

Conflictnoun

A strife for the mastery; hostile contest; battle; struggle; fighting.

‘As soon as he [Atterbury] was himself again, he became eager for action and conflict.’; ‘An irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces.’;

Coincideverb

To correspond exactly; to agree; to concur; as, our aims coincide.

‘The rules of right jugdment and of good ratiocination often coincide with each other.’;

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Conflictverb

To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision; to collide.

‘Fire and water conflicting together.’;

Coincideverb

go with, fall together

Conflictverb

To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or opposition; to struggle.

‘A man would be content to . . . conflict with great difficulties, in hopes of a mighty reward.’;

Coincideverb

happen simultaneously;

‘The two events coincided’;

Conflictverb

To be in opposition; to be contradictory.

‘The laws of the United States and of the individual States may, in some cases, conflict with each other.’;

Coincideverb

be the same;

‘our views on this matter coincided’;

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Conflictnoun

an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals);

‘the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph’; ‘police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs’;

Coincideverb

occur at the same time

‘publication is timed to coincide with a major exhibition’;

Conflictnoun

opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings;

‘he was immobilized by conflict and indecision’;

Coincideverb

be present at the same place and at the same time

‘on Friday afternoons we generally coincided’;

Conflictnoun

a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war;

‘Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga’; ‘he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement’;

Coincideverb

correspond in position; meet

‘the two long-distance walks briefly coincide here’;

Conflictnoun

a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests;

‘his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post’; ‘a conflict of loyalties’;

Coincideverb

correspond in nature; tally

‘the interests of employers and employees do not always coincide’;

Conflictnoun

an incompatibility of dates or events;

‘he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings’;

Coincideverb

be in agreement

‘the members of the College coincide in this opinion’;

Conflictnoun

opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot);

‘this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing’;

Conflictnoun

a disagreement or argument about something important;

‘he had a dispute with his wife’; ‘there were irreconcilable differences’; ‘the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats’;

Conflictverb

be in conflict;

‘The two proposals conflict!’;

Conflictverb

go against, as of rules and laws;

‘He ran afould of the law’; ‘This behavior conflicts with our rules’;

Conflictnoun

a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one

‘the eternal conflict between the sexes’; ‘doctors often come into conflict with politicians’;

Conflictnoun

a prolonged armed struggle

‘regional conflicts’;

Conflictnoun

a state of mind in which a person experiences a clash of opposing feelings or needs

‘bewildered by her own inner conflict, she could only stand there feeling vulnerable’;

Conflictnoun

a serious incompatibility between two or more opinions, principles, or interests

‘there was a conflict between his business and domestic life’;

Conflictverb

be incompatible or at variance; clash

‘the date for the match conflicted with a religious festival’; ‘parents' and children's interests sometimes conflict’;

Conflictverb

having or showing confused and mutually inconsistent feelings

‘he remains a little conflicted about Marlene’;

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