Definition of Coeval

1. Noun. A person of nearly the same age as another.

Exact synonyms: Contemporary
Generic synonyms: Compeer, Equal, Match, Peer



2. Adjective. Of the same period.

Definition of Coeval

1. a. Of the same age; existing during the same period of time, especially time long and remote; -- usually followed by with.

2. n. One of the same age; a contemporary.

Definition of Coeval

1. Adjective. Of the same age; (contemporary). ¹

2. Noun. Something of the same (era) or age. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coeval

1. one of the same era or period as another [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coeval

coessentiality
coessentialness
coestablishment
coestate
coestates
coetanean
coetaneans
coetaneity
coetaneous
coeternal
coeternally
coeternalness
coeternity
coeur
coeur en sabot
coeval (current term)
coevalities
coevality
coevally
coevals
coevent
coevolution
coevolutional
coevolutionary
coevolutions
coevolve
coevolved
coevolves
coevolving
coevous

Literary usage of Coeval

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1. The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes, and Effects Throughout the by William W. Sanger (1859)
"Prostitution coeval with Society.—Prostitutes in the Eighteenth Century BC— Tamar and ... Accordingly, prostitution is coeval with society. ..."

2. The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes, and Effects Throughout the by William W. Sanger (1876)
"Accordingly, prostitution is coeval with society. It stains the earliest mythological records. It is constantly assumed as an existing fact in Biblical ..."

3. Troy and Its Remains: A Narrative of Researches and Discoveries Made on the by Heinrich Schliemann (1875)
"... on stone foundations — These bricks burnt by the great conflagration — Destruction of the walls of the former settlers — Live toads coeval with Troy ! ..."

4. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"When a majority is thus obtained, no protest or dissent is entered, and the vote, by a regulation coeval with the Congress, passes for unanimous. ..."

5. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"coeval with Buddhism during the ".^h06™' last nine centuries of its Indian history, the teaching of Buddhism Christ has, after the lapse of another nine ..."

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