Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If a process is random, every option has an equal chance of happening. (adjective) If something is random, there is no purpose, reason, or pattern.

Examples: (adjective) Banks use random numbers to make codes to keep your computer banking safe and secret. (adjective) If you type random letters, after a billion years you might accidently write a beautiful story. (adjective) The selection of people for our study was a random process.

Synonyms: adjectives: chance, irregular, arbitrary.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 B