eventuality [ih-ven-choo-al-i-tee] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||something that probably will happen|
|Synonyms:||aftereffect, aftermath, any case, case, chance, consequence, contingency, effect, event, go-down, goings-on, happening, issue, likelihood, outcome, possibility, probability, result, sequel, toss-up, upshot|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Definition:||undertaking, course of action|
|Synonyms:||act, action, adventure, casualty, circumstance, come off, deed, exercise, experiment, go-down, goings-on, happening, incident, maneuver, measure, move, movement, occurrence, operation, performance, procedure, process, step, transaction, venture|
|Part of Speech:||adjective, noun|
accumbent, aclinal, agroof, alluvial, applanate, calm, calm as a mill pond, campestral, champaign, couchant, decubital, decumbent, discoid, even, flat, flat as a billiard table, flat as a board, flat as a bowling-green, flat as a flounder, flat as a fluke, flat as a pancake, flat as my hand, flush, horizontal, jacent, level, lying, oblate, planar, plane, procumbent, prone, prostrate, raxed, rectiserial, recumbent, smooth, smooth as glass, supine, ventricumbent
|Category:||2. COMPLEX CHANGE; Present Events|
eventuality, event, occurrence, incident, affair, matter, thing, episode, happening, proceeding, contingency, juncture, experience, fact; matter of fact; naked fact; bare facts, just the facts; phenomenon; advent., business, concern, transaction, dealing, proceeding; circumstance, particular, casualty, accident, adventure, passage, crisis, pass, emergency, contingency, consequence; opportunity (occasion)., the world, life, things, doings, affairs in general; things in general, affairs in general; the times, state of affairs, order of the day; course of things, tide of things, stream of things, current of things, run of things, march of things, course of events; ups and downs of life, vicissitudes of life; chapter of accidents (chance); situation (circumstances).
happen, occur; take place, take effect; come, become of; come off, comeabout, come round, come into existence, come forth, come to pass, come on; pass, present itself; fall; fall out, turn out; run, be on foot, fall in; befall, betide, bechance; prove, eventuate, draw on; turn up, crop up, spring up, pop up, arise, show up, show its face, appear, come forth, cast up; supervene, survene; issue, arrive, ensue, arise, start, hold, take its course; pass off (be past)., meet with; experience, enjoy, encounter, undergo, suffer, pass through, go through, be subjected to, be exposed to; fall to the lot of; be one's chance, be one's fortune, be one's lot; find; endure (feel).
happening; going on, doing, current; in the wind, in the air, afloat; on foot, afoot, on the tapis; at issue, in question; incidental., eventful, stirring, bustling, full of incident; memorable, momentous, signal.
eventually; in the event of, in case, just in case; in the course of things; as things, times go; as the world goes, wags; as the tree falls, as the cat jumps; as it may turn out, as it may happen.
that's the way the ball bounces, that's the way the cookie crumbles; you never know what may turn up, you never know what the future will bring; the plot thickens; "breasts the blows of circumstance" [Tennyson]; "so runs round of life from hour to hour" [Tennyson] "sprinkled along the waste of years"
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