Synonyms of circumstances in English:

circumstances

noun

  • 1 a combination of favourable political and economic circumstances
    situation, conditions, set of conditions, state of affairs, things, position; events, turn of events, incidents, occurrences, happenings, episodes; factors, context, background, environment
    informal circs
  • 2 Jane explained the circumstances to him
    the facts, the details, the particulars, the picture, how things stand, the lie of the land, how the land lies, the case; Britishthe state of play; North Americanthe lay of the land
    informal what's what, the score, the set-up
  • 3 a desire to improve their circumstances
    financial/material position, financial/material situation, financial/material status, station in life, lot, lifestyle; resources, means, finances, income; plight, predicament
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    Word of the day apposite
    Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
    adjective
    apt in the circumstances or relation to something