Student Thesaurus

One entry found for accident.
Entry Word: accident
Function: noun
Text: 1 a chance and usually sudden event bringing loss or injury <was involved in an accident on her way home from work>
Synonyms casualty, mischance, mishap
Related Words calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, cropper, deathblow, disaster, tragedy; bummer, knock, misadventure, misfortune; collision, crack-up, crash, smashup, wreck
Near Antonyms boon, break, fluke, godsend, miracle, strike, windfall; fortune, luck, serendipity
2 the uncertain course of events <you shouldn't leave it to accident to decide where you'll be lodging in the course of your trip across the country> -- see CHANCE 1