Accident

All possible synonyms of the word Accident as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Accident, stroke, fortuity, chance event

Definition

  • anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"

Synonyms

  • accident
  • stroke
  • fortuity
  • chance event

Hypernyms

  • happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event: an event that happens

Hyponyms

  • hap: an accidental happening; "he recorded all the little haps and mishaps of his life"
  • break, good luck, happy chance: an unexpected piece of good luck; "he finally got his big break"
  • coincidence, happenstance: an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental
  • lottery: something that is regarded as a chance event; "the election was just a lottery to them"

Accident

Definition

  • an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury

Synonyms

  • accident

Hypernyms

  • mishap, misadventure, mischance: an instance of misfortune

Hyponyms

  • collision: an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object; "three passengers were killed in the collision"; "the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill"
  • crash, wreck: a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
  • injury, accidental injury: an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
  • shipwreck, wreck: an accident that destroys a ship at sea
  • fatal accident, casualty: an accident that causes someone to die

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