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Another word for accident

  1. An unexpected and usually undesirable event

  2. An unexpected random event

Another word for accident

  1. An unexpected misfortune

  2. Chance, or a chance happening

      1. Any of numerous parasitic flatworms, including the trematodes, some of which infect humans, and the monogeneans, which are chiefly ectoparasites of fish.
      2. Any of various flatfishes chiefly of the genus Paralichthys, especially the summer flounder.
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
      1. A chance occurrence or event.
      2. The quality or condition of being fortuitous.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      2. any happening or fact; event
      3. conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
      1. Something that takes place; an event or incident.
      2. An improvised, often spontaneous spectacle or performance, especially one involving audience participation.
      3. Popular or trendy:
      1. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
      2. Something that takes place; an event or incident:
      1. An event that may occur but that is not likely or intended; a possibility.
      2. A possibility that must be prepared for; a future emergency.
      3. The condition of being dependent on chance; uncertainty.
      1. An undertaking or enterprise of a hazardous nature.
      2. An undertaking of a questionable nature, especially one involving intervention in another state's affairs.
      3. An unusual or exciting experience:
      1. The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events; fortune:
      2. Good fortune or prosperity; success:
      3. One's personal fate or lot:
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
      1. The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events; luck:
      2. The turns of luck in the course of one's life.
      3. Success, especially when at least partially resulting from luck:
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