English noun: accident
|1.||accident (event) an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury|
|Broader (hypernym)||misadventure, mischance, mishap|
|Narrower (hyponym)||accidental injury, casualty, collision, crash, fatal accident, injury, shipwreck, wreck, wreck|
|2.||accident (event) anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause|
|Samples||Winning the lottery was a happy accident.|
The pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck.
It was due to an accident or fortuity.
|Synonyms||chance event, fortuity, stroke|
|Broader (hypernym)||happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent|
|Narrower (hyponym)||break, coincidence, good luck, hap, happenstance, happy chance, lottery|