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See definition of accident on Dictionary.com
  • noununexpected, undesirable event; often physically injurious
  • nounchance event

synonyms for accident

  • calamity
  • casualty
  • disaster
  • hazard
  • mishap
  • pileup
  • setback
  • blow
  • collision
  • crack-up
  • fender-bender
  • fluke
  • misadventure
  • misfortune
  • smash
  • total
  • rear ender
  • smashup
  • stack-up
  • wrack-up
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antonyms for accident

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  • blessing
  • boon
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • calculation
  • decision
  • decree
  • intent
  • intention
  • necessity
  • plan
  • provision
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How to use accident in a sentence

She said any liability for possible accidents would be on the gym or coaches, not the school or district.
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The FAA has tentatively approved multiple design changes to prevent such an accident in the future and the plane could be certified to resume operations in the fall.
BOEING CRASHES WERE THE “HORRIFIC CULMINATION” OF MULTIPLE MISTAKES, HOUSE REPORT SAYSKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
This means that I would have a five percent chance of finding a difference that size by accident alone.
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The most important accident, I discovered much later, was that I built Frog Fractions in chronological order, and I designed each scene to follow naturally from the previous ones.
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This pot comes in a few different sizes and includes easy-to-grip, safe handles to prevent any accidents or messes.
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Sarah Tinoco, like me, first found herself eating out by accident.
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Car accidents are the leading cause of death for urban coyotes.
ARE COYOTES MOVING INTO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?KATHRYN HULICKSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the early weeks of the lockdown, traffic accidents, injuries and deaths dropped.
ADMIT IT: YOU MISS BEING STUCK IN TRAFFICMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 17, 2020FORTUNE
There are always forces trying to do enclosures, and moral economies don’t appear by accident.
FIXING WHAT’S BROKEN: IF WE BUILD A MORAL ECONOMY, THE FUTURE WILL BE BETTERVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJUNE 5, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
These could include victims of auto accidents, appendicitis patients, cancer cases needing surgery or pregnant women with difficult deliveries.
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WORDS RELATED TO ACCIDENT

  • accident
  • circumstances beyond one's control
  • earthquake
  • force majeure
  • freak accident
  • hurricane
  • inevitable accident
  • marvel
  • natural disaster
  • phenomenon
  • supernatural event
  • tornado
  • unavoidable casualty
  • unforeseen event
  • vis major
  • wonder
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