Definition of Randomly in English :

Define Randomly in English

Randomly meaning in English

Meaning of Randomly in English

Pronunciation of Randomly in English

Randomly pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of randomly


1. arbitrarily, at random, every which way, haphazardly, indiscriminately, randomly, willy-nilly

in a random manner

Example Sentences:
'the houses were randomly scattered'
'bullets were fired into the crowd at random'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of randomly
lacking any definite plan or prearranged order; haphazard
a random selection
2. statistics
having a value which cannot be determined but only described probabilistically
a random variable
chosen without regard to any characteristics of the individual members of the population so that each has an equal chance of being selected
random sampling
3. informal
(of a person) unknown
some random guy waiting for a bus
4.  at random

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see synonyms of randomly
impetuous and haphazard movement
now only in at random, without careful choice, aim, plan, etc.; haphazardly
lacking aim or method; purposeless; haphazard
not uniform; esp., of different sizes
said of stones, etc. in certain types of masonry
4.  Statistics
of statistical sample selection in which all possible samples have equal probability of selection

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of randomly
1. Having no specific pattern, purpose, or objective: random movements. See Synonyms at chance.
2. Mathematics & Statistics Of or relating to a type of circumstance or event that is described by a probability distribution.
3. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes are equally likely, as in the testing of a blood sample for the presence of a substance.

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