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random

Synonyms of random in English:

adjective

  • random spot checks a random sample of eighty-six people
    unsystematic, arbitrary, unmethodical, haphazard, unarranged, unplanned, undirected, casual, indiscriminate, non-specific, stray, erratic;
    rare aleatory, stochastic
    [Antonyms] systematic, planned
  • Phrases

    at random
    five schools were chosen at random
    [Antonyms] systematically
    unsystematically, arbitrarily, randomly, without prearrangement, without method, unmethodically, haphazardly, without conscious choice, leaving things to chance;
    out of a hat, by lot
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