We have the adjective simultaneous for meaning "happened at the same time". So what is the adjective for "happened at the same place", simul...

Note: Simultaneous stuff could happen at different locations. So, "same place" adjective should have the possibility of different times of occurence, ryt??

  • Neither response so far seems to answer your question. Nothing springs to mind. Perhaps you could try adding "too" to your adverbial phrase identifying place ??? Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 14:08
  • Like?? An example??
    – ash_King
    Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 14:57
  • If you're asking me, "He bought his at Sainsbury's too". Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 15:00
  • @Ross Murray Yeah. Got that now
    – ash_King
    Commented Feb 5, 2018 at 15:29

1 Answer 1


The term coincident can be used to mean either "ocurring at the same time" or "occuring at the same place". The related verb coincide was brought up in an answer to a similar question: A word for 'to exist in the same place as something else'

The space-related definition of coincident is the first in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED):

  1. Occupying the same place or portion of space.

The examples that the OED gives to illustrate this definition seem to come from optics.

I don't know of a word that clearly refers to space and not time and has this exact meaning. The Merriam Webster thesaurus entry for coincident suggests the following synonyms for the sense "occupying the same space":

coextensive, coinciding, conterminous, coterminous

and the following "related" words:

allover, overlaying, superimposed, superposed, underlying conjoining, crisscrossing, intersecting, overlapping coaxial, concurrent, convergent congruent, conjunctional

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.