random


Main Entry: 
random 
Synonyms: 
accidental, adventitious, adventitiously, aimless, aleatoric, aleatory, amorphous, any which way, anyhow, anywise, arbitrarily, arbitrary, around, at random, blobby, blurred, blurry, broad, by chance, capricious, casual, casually, causeless, chancemedley, chance, chancy, chaotic, confused, designless, desultory, disarticulated, discontinuous, disjunct, disordered, dispersed, disproportionate, driftless, dysteleological, erratic, erratically, fitful, foggy, formless, fortuitous, fortuitously, frivolous, fuzzy, general, gratuitous, haphazard, haphazardly, hazy, helterskelter, hitormiss, illdefined, immethodical, imprecise, inaccurate, inchoate, incidental, incidentally, incoherent, indecisive, indefinable, indefinite, indefinitely, indeterminable, indeterminate, indiscriminate, indiscriminately, indistinct, inexact, inexplicable, irregular, irregularly, lax, loose, meaningless, mindless, misshapen, nonspecific, nonsymmetrical, nonsystematic, nonuniform, obscure, occasional, occasionally, odd, orderless, planless, potluck, promiscuous, purposeless, random shot, randomly, senseless, serendipitous, serendipitously, shadowed forth, shadowy, shapeless, spasmodic, sporadic, stochastic, straggling, straggly, stray, sweeping, systemless, unaccountable, unarranged, uncalculated, unclassified, unclear, undefined, undestined, undetermined, undirected, ungraded, unjoined, unmethodical, unmotivated, unordered, unorganized, unplain, unplanned, unpremeditated, unpremeditatedly, unsorted, unspecific, unspecified, unsymmetrical, unsystematic, unsystematically, ununiform, vague, veiled, wandering


Main Entry: 
at random 
Synonyms: 
aimlessly, any which way, anyhow, anywise, around, at haphazard, at hazard, at intervals, at irregular intervals, brokenly, by catches, by chance, by fits, by jerks, by snatches, capriciously, carelessly, casually, desultorily, disconnectedly, discontinuously, dysteleologically, eccentrically, erratically, fitfully, haltingly, haphazard, haphazardly, helterskelter, hit or miss, in snatches, in spots, inconstantly, indiscriminately, inexplicably, intermittently, irregularly, jerkily, lurchingly, nonuniformly, off and on, patchily, promiscuously, purposelessly, random, randomly, roughly, sloppily, spasmodically, sporadically, spottily, stochastically, unaccountably, uncertainly, unevenly, unmethodically, unpredictably, unrhythmically, unsteadily, unsystematically, variably, whimsically, wobblingly


Main Entry: 
random sample 
Synonyms: 
accidentality, actuarial calculation, adjunct, adventitiousness, barometer, break, casualness, chance, component, contingent, cross section, destiny, detachment, detail, division, dole, fate, feeler, flukiness, fortuitousness, fortuity, fortune, fraction, gamble, good fortune, good luck, hap, happenstance, happy chance, heedless hap, how they fall, indeterminacy, indeterminateness, installment, item, law of averages, lot, luck, moira, opportunity, parcel, part, particular, percentage, pilot balloon, portion, principle of indeterminacy, probability, probe, problematicness, quadrant, quarter, quota, remainder, risk, run of luck, sample, sampling, section, sector, segment, serendipity, share, sound, sounder, statistical probability, straw vote, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, the breaks, theory of probability, trial balloon, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, weather vane, weathercock, whatever comes


Main entries similar to: random



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