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PERADVENTURE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does peradventure mean? 

PERADVENTURE (noun)
  The noun PERADVENTURE has 1 sense:

1. doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case

  Familiarity information: PERADVENTURE used as a noun is very rare.


PERADVENTURE (adverb)
  The adverb PERADVENTURE has 1 sense:

1. by chance

  Familiarity information: PERADVENTURE used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERADVENTURE (noun)


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Meaning:

Doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

this proves beyond peradventure that he is innocent

Hypernyms ("peradventure" is a kind of...):

doubt; doubtfulness; dubiety; dubiousness; incertitude; uncertainty (the state of being unsure of something)


PERADVENTURE (adverb)


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Meaning:

By chance

Synonyms:

maybe; mayhap; peradventure; perhaps; possibly; perchance

Context examples:

perhaps she will call tomorrow / we may possibly run into them at the concert / it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time


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