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  Words related to luck

Related / Similar Words: fortune, chance, hazard, destiny, fate, lot, circumstances, portion

 

Definition:
  • an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance";
  • an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome; "it was my good luck to be there"; "they say luck is a lady"; "it was as if fortune guided his hand";
  • your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion";

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    Hyponyms: bad luck, mischance, mishap, tossup, toss-up, even chance, good luck, fluke, good fortune, providence, misfortune, tough luck, ill luck, failure

     

    Derivational Morphology: guess, venture, pretend, hazard, chance

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: fat   Basque: zori  
    Bosnian: sreća   Croatian: sreća  
    Dutch: geluk   Estonian: õnn  
    Finnish: onni   French: chance  
    Frisian: lock   German: Glück  
    Hebrew: מזל   Hungarian: szerencse  
    Interlingua: sorte   Italian: fortuna  
    Latin: felix   Polish: szczęście  
    Portuguese: Sorte   Romanian: noroc  
    Russian: удача   Slovenian: sreča  
    Spanish: suerte   Swedish: tur  
     
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