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  • as inby chance
  • as inunexpectedly

synonyms for by coincidence

  • accidentally
  • as luck would have it
  • by a fluke
  • by mistake
  • for some reason
  • fortuitously
  • out of the clear blue sky
  • unexpectedly
  • unintentionally
  • unwittingly
  • accidentally
  • circumstantially
  • fortuitously
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How to use by coincidence in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He kissed her good-by, and told her she was not looking well and must take care of herself.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.
DOPESAX ROHMER
When the ship tossed in an unusually rough crossing he was prepared to admit to himself that it was an uncanny coincidence.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Their rights and limitations in this regard are also bounded by charter, by-laws and usage.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BY COINCIDENCE

  • accidentally
  • as luck would have it
  • by a fluke
  • by coincidence
  • by mistake
  • for some reason
  • fortuitously
  • out of the clear blue sky
  • unexpectedly
  • unintentionally
  • unwittingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.