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Random, randomly determined, relating to stochastics.
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  1. Random, randomly determined, relating to stochastics.
  2. (Statistics) Involving or containing a random variable or process:
  3. Of, pertaining to, or arising from chance; involving probability; random
Having no aim or purpose
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  1. Having no aim or purpose
  2. Lacking direction or purpose:
  3. Without aim, purpose, or direction.
Not planned; random
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  1. Not planned; random
  2. Dependent upon or characterized by mere chance.
  3. Random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent
Caused by or ascribable to chance; unexpected, random, or casual:
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  1. Caused by or ascribable to chance; unexpected, random, or casual:
Suited for everyday wear or informal use:
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  1. Suited for everyday wear or informal use:
  2. Being or occurring between sexual partners who are not in an established relationship:
  3. Occurring or being such by chance:
Determined by chance, whim, or impulse, and not by necessity, reason, or principle:
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  1. Determined by chance, whim, or impulse, and not by necessity, reason, or principle:
  2. Absolute; despotic; completely unreasonable; lacking any rational basis. This type of decision is often called arbitrary and capricious.
  3. Determined or founded on individual discretion, especially when based on one’s opinion, judgment, or prejudice, rather than on fixed rules, procedures, or law. See also abuse of discretion.
Occurring randomly or sporadically.
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  1. Occurring randomly or sporadically.
  2. Lacking direct relevance; random; incidental
  3. Passing from one thing to another in an aimless way; disconnected; not methodical
Not based on careful selection or a discerning taste; confused, random, or promiscuous
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  1. Not based on careful selection or a discerning taste; confused, random, or promiscuous
  2. Not discriminating; not making careful choices or distinctions
  3. Not making or based on careful distinctions; unselective:
Contrary to rule, accepted order, or general practice:
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  1. Contrary to rule, accepted order, or general practice:
  2. (Gram.) Not inflected in the usual way
  3. Not straight or even; not symmetrical; not uniform in shape, design, or proportion
Not addressed, as a letter
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  1. Not addressed, as a letter
  2. Having no object or purpose; not guided.
  3. Having no prescribed destination. Used of mail.
  1. Unintentional; not intended
  2. Having no particular purpose, organization, or structure; random.
  3. Not thought out or prepared in advance; spontaneous:
Not purposeful; aimless
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  1. Not purposeful; aimless
  2. Lacking a purpose; meaningless or aimless.
  3. Without purpose.
Being an animal, especially a bird, that has strayed beyond its normal range.
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  1. Being an animal, especially a bird, that has strayed beyond its normal range.
  2. Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; casual; fortuitous
  3. Occurring unexpectedly, unintentionally, or by chance.
Bringing, or happening by, good luck; fortunate
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  1. Bringing, or happening by, good luck; fortunate
  2. Happening by chance; accidental
Disregarding evidence, sound logic, etc.
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  1. Disregarding evidence, sound logic, etc.
  2. Performed or administered without the benefit of background information that might prejudice the outcome or result.
  3. Lacking reason or purpose:
  1. Inconsistent; unpredictable; erratic.
  2. Haphazard; random
  3. Marked by a lack of care, accuracy, or organization; random.
Having strayed or wandered; lost
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  1. Having strayed or wandered; lost
  2. Straying or having strayed; wandering or lost:
  3. Occurring alone or infrequently; isolated; incidental
(Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
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  1. (Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
  2. Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric:
  3. Having no fixed or regular course; wandering:
Dependent on chance, luck, or an uncertain outcome:
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  1. Dependent on chance, luck, or an uncertain outcome:
  2. (Music) Using or consisting of sounds to be chosen by the performer or left to chance; indeterminate:
  3. Of or depending on chance, luck, or contingency
Happening by chance; accidental
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  1. Happening by chance; accidental
Occurring randomly or sporadically.
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  1. Occurring randomly or sporadically.
  2. Lacking direct relevance; random; incidental
  3. Passing from one thing to another in an aimless way; disconnected; not methodical
Not planned; random
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  1. Not planned; random
  2. Dependent upon or characterized by mere chance.
  3. Random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent
  1. Inconsistent; unpredictable; erratic.
  2. Haphazard; random
  3. Marked by a lack of care, accuracy, or organization; random.
Not based on careful selection or a discerning taste; confused, random, or promiscuous
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  1. Not based on careful selection or a discerning taste; confused, random, or promiscuous
  2. Not discriminating; not making careful choices or distinctions
  3. Not making or based on careful distinctions; unselective:
That can be paid out or delivered immediately; ready
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  1. That can be paid out or delivered immediately; ready
  2. Made, paid, or delivered immediately:
  3. Involving random or selective instances or actions:
  1. Unintentional; not intended
  2. Having no particular purpose, organization, or structure; random.
  3. Not thought out or prepared in advance; spontaneous:

Synonym Study

  • Chance emphasizes accidental occurrence without prearrangement or planning a chance encounter
  • Desultory suggests a lack of method or system, as in jumping from one thing to another her desultory reading in the textbook
  • Casual implies happening or seeming to happen by chance without intention or purpose and often connotes nonchalance, indifference, etc. a casual glance at the newspaper
  • Haphazard applies to that which is done, made, or said without regard for its consequences, relevance, etc. and therefore stresses the implication of accident or chance a haphazard selection of books
  • Random applies to that which occurs or is done without careful choice, aim, plan, etc. a random remark
Find another word for random. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for random, like: stochastic, aimless, haphazard, haphazard, chance, casual, arbitrary, desultory, indiscriminate, irregular and unsystematic.