Synonyms and Antonyms of random
lacking a definite plan, purpose, or pattern since we were new in town, our choice of a vet for our dog was entirely random Synonyms of random aimless, arbitrary, catch-as-catch-can, desultory, erratic, haphazard, helter-skelter, hit-or-miss, scattered, slapdash, stray Words Related to random accidental, casual, chance, chancy, contingent, fluky (also flukey), fortuitous, inadvertent, incidental, lucky, unconsidered, unintended, unintentional, unplanned, unpremeditated; scattershot, shotgun; irregular, odd, sporadic, spot; directionless, objectless, purposeless; indiscriminate, unsystematic; undirected; disorderly, disorganized; undiscriminating, unselective Near Antonyms of random established, fixed, regular, set, stable, steady; constant, continuous, even; arranged, managed, orchestrated, ordered, planned; aware, conscious, deliberate, purposeful, thoughtful, willful (or wilful) Antonyms of random methodical (also methodic), nonrandom, orderly, organized, regular, systematic, systematized
Synonym Discussion of random
- a random selection of books
- a haphazard collection of rocks
- a casual collector
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