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accident

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of accident

  1. 1 a chance and usually sudden event bringing loss or injury was involved in a minor accident on her way home from work Synonyms of accident casualty, mischance, mishap Words Related to accident calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, cropper, deathblow, disaster, tragedy; bummer, knock, misadventure, misfortune; collision, crack-up, crash, smashup, wreck Near Antonyms of accident boon, break, fluke, godsend, miracle, strike, windfall; fortune, luck, serendipity

  2. 2 the uncertain course of events you shouldn't leave it to accident to decide where you'll be lodging in the course of your trip across the country Synonyms of accident chance, casualty [archaic], circumstance, hap, hazard, luckWords Related to accident fortuitousness, fortuity, haphazardry, randomness, uncertainty; fluke, happenchance, happenstance; destiny, doom, fate, fortune, lot; danger, peril, riskNear Antonyms of accident intent, intention, purpose; design, outline, plan, scheme



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