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Noun
/ˈaksidənt/,
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accidents, plural;
  1. An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury
    • - he had an accident at the factory
    • - if you are unable to work owing to accident or sickness
    • - an accident investigator
  2. A crash involving road or other vehicles, typically one that causes serious damage or injury
    • - four people were killed in a car accident
  3. Used euphemistically to refer to an incidence of incontinence, typically by a child or an animal

  4. An event that happens by chance or that is without apparent or deliberate cause
    • - the pregnancy was an accident
    • - it is no accident that my tale features a tragic romance
  5. The working of fortune; chance
    • - my faith is an accident of birth, not a matter of principled commitment
    • - he came to Harvard largely through accident
  6. (in Aristotelian thought) A property of a thing that is not essential to its nature


  1. an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury
  2. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
  3. An accident is a specific, unexpected, unusual and unintended external action which occurs in a particular time and place, with no apparent and deliberate cause but with marked effects. ...
  4. Accident (German: Polizeibericht Überfall) is a 1928 German short film directed by Ernö Metzner.
  5. Accident is Harold Pinter's 1967 dramatic film adaptation of the 1965 novel by Nicholas Mosley. Directed by Joseph Losey, it is the second of three collaborations between Pinter and Losey, the others being The Servant (1963) and The Go-Between (1970). ...
  6. Accident is a 1985 Kannada movie directed by Shankar Nag, starring his elder brother Anant Nag.
  7. Accident is a thriller movie written and directed by Ramesh Aravind. Its cast includes Ramesh Aravind, Rekha and Pooja Gandhi.
  8. Accident , originally titled Assassins , is a 2009 Hong Kong action thriller directed by Soi Cheang, produced by Johnnie To and starring Louis Koo, and Richie Ren. Accident competed at the 66th Venice International Film Festival, and was released theatrically in Hong Kong on 17 September 2009.
  9. An unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences; Any chance event; Chance; An unintended event such as a collision that causes damage or death; Any property, fact, or relation that is the result of chance or is nonessential; ...
  10. (accidently) Common misspelling of accidentally; Accidentally
  11. (ACCIDENTS) The hirer shall report any accidents or damage involving the vehicle to the owner within eight hours of the occurrence of the accident and all to the police or other proper authority within the time prescribed by the law. ...
  12. (10. Accidents) Your boat is insured but you have charge of the boat and are responsible for its safe navigation. ...
  13. (ACCIDENTS) the payment incidental to admission as a burgess.
  14. (Accidents (Cause)) Spills caused by accidents may be categorized as follows: collision/allision; derailment; grounding; rollover/capsize; and well blow-out.
  15. (Accidents) (Chambers Dictionary: ‘that which happens’)  Sometimes painful, most usually the cause of no lasting harm.  The inevitability and utility of accidents not generally acknowledged. ...
  16. (Accidents) AER Snowboard & Ski School declines all liability in the case of accidents or their consequences occuring during instruction.
  17. (Accidents) Although every precaution will be taken to protect the safety and comfort of buyers and animals, neither the sales management, auctioneer or seller assumes any responsibility in this matter and disclaims any liability, legal or otherwise, in the event of accident or loss of property. ...
  18. (Accidents) Any unintentional event leading to some form of loss such as collision or injury.
  19. (Accidents) Events which are not caused by any deliberate act of the Insured but are fortuitous in origin.
  20. (Accidents) If an accident in your dream is by some object, such as a knife, be very careful with using one, or your dream may be realized.  If by traveling  it warns you that you should avoid any kind of travel during the next day or two, or take every precaution for safety if you must travel. ...
  21. (Accidents) In the U.S. Army, accidents accounted for about 2 million hospitalizations, or about 10% of the total.
  22. (Accidents) Including personal injuries
  23. (Accidents) The attributes, or qualities, that our senses perceive in the Eucharist, such as taste or smell. Accidents are completely different from the substance of what Eucharist is.
  24. (Accidents) We will not be responsible for the death or personal injury to any persons.  Note play equipment is used at guests own risk and should at all times be supervised.
  25. (Accidents) While the safety of rail travel is of the highest quality in India, a number of high profile accidents mar this record. ...