HyperDic: by_chance

English > 3 senses of the expression by chance:
ADVERBallby chance, perchancethrough chance, "To sleep, perchance to dream.."
allby chance, haply, by luckby accident
allby chance, accidentally, circumstantially, unexpectedlywithout advance planning
English > by chance: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningThrough chance, "To sleep, perchance to dream..".
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanishacaso, por ventura
English > by chance: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningBy accident.
Synonymshaply, by luck
Spanishazarosamente, por accidente, por azar
Catalanper sort
English > by chance: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningWithout advance planning.
Synonymsaccidentally, circumstantially, unexpectedly
Oppositeintentionally, deliberately, designedly, on purpose, purposely, advisedly, by choice, by designWith intention
Spanishaccidentalmente, inesperadamente

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