Definitions and translations for "random"

Definition of random

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1. A roving motion; course without definite direction; lack of rule or method; chance.
2. Speed, full speed; impetuosity, force.
3. The full range of a bullet or other projectile; hence, the angle at which a weapon is tilted to allow the greatest range.
4. An undefined, unknown or unimportant person; a person of no consequence.
The party was boring. It was full of randoms.
5. Someone who is not good.
I keep losing because of randoms on my team.
6. The direction of a rake-vein.
Adjective
7. Having unpredictable outcomes and, in the ideal case, all outcomes equally probable; resulting from such selection; lacking statistical correlation.
The flip of a fair coin is purely random.
The newspaper conducted a random sample of five hundred American teenagers.
The results of the field survey look random by several different measures.
8. Of or relating to probability distribution.
A toss of loaded dice is still random, though biased.
9. Pseudorandom; mimicking the result of random selection.
The rand function generates a random number from a seed.
10. Representative and undistinguished; typical and average; selected for no particular reason.
A random American off the street couldn't tell the difference.
11. Apropos of nothing; lacking context; unexpected; having apparent lack of plan, cause, or reason.
That was a completely random comment.
The teacher's bartending story was interesting, but random.
The narrative takes a random course.
12. Characterized by or often saying random things; habitually using non sequiturs.
You're so random!
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English - English - random

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adj. chance, fortuitous, accidental, unplanned
adv. accidentally, by chance, fortuitously, without prior planning
adj. random, chance, fortuitous, accidental, unplanned

English - Spanish - random

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adj. aleatorio, fortuito, hecho al azar, ocasional, tomado al azar
adv. al azar

English - French - random

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adj. occasionnel; non plannifié; aléatoire, fortuit, accidentel
adv. par hasard, accidentellement, fortuitement

English - German - random

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adj. zufällig, per Zufall, ziellos, zwecklos
adv. zufällig

English - Indonesian - random

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n. ketidaktetapan
a. sembarangan, serampangan, teratur: tdk teratur, acak, tujuan: tanpa tujuan, disengaja: tak disengaja

English - Italian - random

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agg. a caso; (Statist) a scelta casuale, random; (Edil) irregolare
avv. a caso, a casaccio

English - Polish - random

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a. przypadkowy, planowany: nie planowany, wyrywkowy

English - Portuguese - random

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adj. aleatório, casual, sem propósito ou objetivo, sem sentido
adv. aleatório

English - Romanian - random

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a. accidental, întâmplător

English - Russian - random

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прил. сделанный наугад, выбранный наугад, случайный, беспорядочный, произвольный

English - Turkish - random

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s. rasgele, gelişigüzel, tesadüfi

English - Ukrainian - random

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n. квапливість
a. випадковий, непродуманий

Italian - English - random

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adj. random, chance, fortuitous, accidental, unplanned

English - Dutch - random

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bn. toevallig, lukraak, lukraak afgeschoten, incidenteel, geluk : op goed geluk
zn. toeval, geluk : goed geluk

English - Greek - random

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ουσ. τύχη
επίθ. τυχαίος

English - Arabic - random

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‏بالصدفة، جزافي، طائش، عينة عشوائية‏

English - Chinese - random

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(形) 任意的, 胡乱的, 随便的

English - Chinese - random

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(形) 任意的, 胡亂的, 隨便的

English - Hindi - random

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a. क्रमरहित, समझना: बिना सोचे समझे, एकाएक किया हुआ

English - Japanese - random

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(副) でたらめに
(形) 手当たりしだいの; 無作為の; ふぞろいの

English - Korean - random

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형. 닥치는 대로의, 우연한, 무작위의
부. 계획없이, 우연히, 닥치는 대로

English - Vietnamese - random

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n. sự tình cờ
a. ngẫu nhiên, tình cờ
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Synonyms for random
indiscriminate: haphazard, aimless, confused, indistinguishable, unplanned, purposeless, promiscuous