Meaning of RANDOM in English

RANDOM

I. adjective

lacking a definite plan, purpose, or pattern

a random choice

Synonyms: aimless, designless, desultory, haphazard, hit-or-miss, indiscriminate, irregular, objectless, promiscuous, purposeless, slapdash, spot, unaimed, unconsidered, unplanned; compare accidental

Related Word: contingent, fluky, fortuitous, incidental, odd

Contrasted words: arranged, organized, planned; methodical, systematic; deliberate, purposeful

Antonyms: purposive

II. adverb

Synonyms: about 4, anyhow, any which way, anywise, around, at random, haphazard, haphazardly, helter-skelter, randomly

Antonyms: orderly

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