- randomly UK US /ˈrændəmli/ adverb► in a way that happens, is done, or is chosen by chance rather than following any system, plan, or rule: randomly allocated/assigned/selected »
Members are being issued with new ID cards that use a randomly assigned number.»
Most people shop to fairly consistent patterns and very few shop completely randomly.
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Randomly — Ran dom*ly (r[a^]n d[u^]m*l[y^]), adv. In a random manner. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
randomly — adv. Randomly is used with these adjectives: ↑mixed, ↑scattered Randomly is used with these verbs: ↑allocate, ↑arrange, ↑choose, ↑disperse, ↑distribute, ↑divide, ↑draw, ↑fire, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
randomly — random ► ADJECTIVE 1) made, done, or happening without method or conscious decision. 2) Statistics governed by or involving equal chances for each item. DERIVATIVES randomize (also randomise) verb randomly adverb randomness noun. ORIGIN orig … English terms dictionary
randomly — adverb in a random manner (Freq. 2) the houses were randomly scattered bullets were fired into the crowd at random • Syn: ↑indiscriminately, ↑haphazardly, ↑willy nilly, ↑arbitrarily, ↑at random, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
randomly — adverb see random II … New Collegiate Dictionary
randomly — See random. * * * … Universalium
randomly — adverb in a random way … Wiktionary
randomly — rÃ¦ndÉ™mlÉª adv. accidentally, by chance, fortuitously, without prior planning … English contemporary dictionary
randomly — ran·dom·ly … English syllables
randomly — See: random … English dictionary