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Synonyms for luck

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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"

    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, destiny, deal, serving, dowery, dower, percentage, caboodle, hazard, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, component, slew, heap, mess, part, bunch, sight, circumstances, mountain, draw, helping, component part, set, great deal, pot, circle

  2. luck, fortune, chance, hazard(noun)

    an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

    "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"

    circumstances, jeopardy, chance, lot, risk, destiny, fortune, prospect, hazard, peril, portion, fate, opportunity, probability, endangerment

  3. luck, fortune(noun)

    an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome

    "it was my good luck to be there"; "they say luck is a lady"; "it was as if fortune guided his hand"

    circumstances, chance, lot, destiny, fortune, hazard, portion, fate


  1. luck(noun)


  2. luck(noun)

    To succeed by chance

    His plan lucked out.


  3. luck(noun)

    To rely on luck.

    No plan. We're just to going to have to luck through.


  4. luck(verb)

    To carry out relying on luck.

    Our plan is to luck it through.


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. luck(n.)

    chance, fortune, hazard, hap, haphazard, fate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. luck(n)

    fortune, chance, fortuity, haphazard, chance, hap-hazard

    Associated words:
    mascot, hoodoo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    chance, opportunity, lucky, iuck, fate, fortune, shot, happiness, lak, success, chances, chauncey, vein, courage

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How to use luck in a sentence?

  1. Srully D. Blotnick:

    The fact remains that the overwhelming majority of people who have become wealthy have become so thanks to work they found profoundly absorbing. The long term study of people who eventually became wealthy clearly reveals that their 'luck' arose from accidental dedication they had to an arena they enjoyed.

  2. John Alasdair Macdonald:

    As my wife said, it was just sheer dumb luck, it was a complete fluke, an absolute fluke.

  3. George Clooney:

    I love this industry, good night, and good luck.

  4. Keith Jefferis:

    There are many examples of countries that have had the good luck and then made a complete mess of it. Botswana has avoided that, and it has been translated into a general increase in living standards, particularly in the fast expansion in the provision of public services.

  5. Jerry Della Femina:

    I'm hard-nosed about luck. I think it sucks. Yeah, if you spend seven years looking for a job as a copywriter, and then one day somebody gives you a job, you can say, Gee, I was lucky I happened to go up there today. But, dammit, I was going to go up there sooner or later in the next seventy years. If you're persistent in trying and doing and working, you almost make your own fortune.

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