What does happenstance mean?

Definitions for happenstance
ˈhæp ənˌstænshap·pen·stance

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word happenstance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coincidence, happenstancenoun

    an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental

Wiktionary

  1. happenstancenoun

    A chance or random event or circumstance.

  2. happenstancenoun

    The chance or random quality of an event or circumstance.

    by happenstance

Freebase

  1. Happenstance

    Happenstance was the first full-length album by Rachael Yamagata. It was released on RCA Victor on June 8, 2004 in the U.S., and May 16, 2005 in the UK. Three months after its release in the United States, on September 8, 2004, a limited edition including two bonus tracks was released in Japan. As of August 17, 2007 the album had sold 143,000 copies. The album was produced by John Alagia, at Compass Point Studios except for the songs "Paper Doll", and "Collide".

Matched Categories

How to pronounce happenstance?

How to say happenstance in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of happenstance in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of happenstance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of happenstance in a Sentence

  1. Rod Hughes:

    I know of only one true failure never having tried to grow as a person. All else is simply happenstance.

  2. Keisha Lance Bottoms:

    I don't think it was happenstance that this lawsuit was filed New Day after President Donald Trump visited Atlanta.

  3. Justin Timberlake:

    Sadly, there are millions of kids who will never experience that movie magic. They are refugees who just by geographical happenstance are missing out on what we all take for granted, the ability to laugh, cry, be inspired and escape through the images projected on a screen.

Images & Illustrations of happenstance

  1. happenstancehappenstancehappenstancehappenstancehappenstance

Popularity rank by frequency of use

happenstance#10000#93058#100000

Translations for happenstance

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for happenstance »

Translation

Find a translation for the happenstance definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these happenstance definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "happenstance." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 16 Oct. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/happenstance>.

    Are we missing a good definition for happenstance? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. motile
    • B. bonzer
    • C. lacerate
    • D. bibulous

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for happenstance: