congruent

The adjective congruent fits when two shapes are the same in shape and size. If you lay two congruent triangles on each other, they would match up exactly.

Congruent comes from the Latin verb congruere "to come together, correspond with." Figuratively, the word describes something that is similar in character or type. Are your actions congruent with your values? If a friend says something outrageous that you don't want to agree with but don't want to disagree with either, say that your friend's idea is congruent with what you think. That way you can agree with him but change your mind later if you have to.

Definitions of congruent
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adj corresponding in character or kind

Synonyms:
congruous
appropriate
suitable for a particular person, place, condition, etc.
harmonious
suitable and fitting
Antonyms:
incongruous
lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
discrepant, inconsistent
not in agreement
inappropriate, incompatible, out of keeping, unfitting
not in keeping with what is correct or proper
inharmonious
lacking in harmony of parts
ironic, ironical
characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
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adj coinciding when superimposed

Synonyms:
coincident
matching point for point
identical, superposable
coinciding exactly when superimposed
Antonyms:
incongruent
not congruent

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