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Synonyms for circumstances

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion(noun)

    your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

    "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, fortune, fate, peck, mint, band, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, portion, parcel, dowry, spate, muckle, mass, constituent, pile, share, good deal, stack, chance, luck, destiny, deal, serving, dowery, dower, percentage, caboodle, hazard, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, component, slew, heap, mess, part, bunch, sight, mountain, draw, helping, component part, set, great deal, pot, circle

  2. circumstances(noun)

    a person's financial situation (good or bad)

    "he found himself in straitened circumstances"

    Synonyms:
    luck, portion, fortune, destiny, fate, lot

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circumstances(n. pl.)

    Synonyms:
    situation, condition, position, state of affairs, pecuniary standing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    conditions, situations, cases, situation, circumstance, case, instances, contexts, facts

How to pronounce circumstances?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say circumstances in sign language?

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How to use circumstances in a sentence?

  1. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati:

    I had him on the phone for a good amount of time so he could really explain to me what he was trying to tell me. My question to him was, ‘ Is this really necessary ? Does this really need to be a three-day suspension under the circumstances that he was playing and he’s 6 years old ?

  2. Glenn Jacobs:

    If circumstances were different, we'd stay here for the rest of our lives, but you know what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men.

  3. Adamos Aspris:

    It's possible that they'll be used for this purpose, they might be used if circumstances allow it.

  4. Chinese:

    A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

  5. Zac Brown:

    This is really strange circumstances because normally under pressure entertainment and music always survives. People want to feel good. They wan na come out and see music and we wan na be able to be there as a beacon to help remind them that everything is going to be OK during hard times, but this has been crippling because people can't gather together.


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