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Meaning of PERADVENTURE

Pronunciation:  purud'ventshur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  by chance; "perhaps she will call tomorrow"; "we may possibly run into them at the concert"; "it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time"
 

PERADVENTURE is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: maybe, perchance, perhaps, possibly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Per`ad*ven"ture\, adv. & conj. [OE. per aventure,
    F. par aventure. See {Per}, and {Adventure}.]
    By chance; perhaps; it may be; if; supposing. ``If
    peradventure he speak against me.'' --Shak.
    
          Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city.
                                                   --Gen. xviii.
                                                   24.
    
    
  2. \Per`ad*ven"ture\, n.
    Chance; hap; hence, doubt; question; as, proved beyond
    peradventure. --South.
    
    
 

 

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