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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-si-duh ns]
    • /ˈæk sɪ dəns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-si-duh ns]
    • /ˈæk sɪ dəns/

Definitions of accidences word

  • noun accidences the rudiments or essentials of a subject. 1
  • noun accidences Grammar. the study of inflection as a grammatical device. the inflections so studied. 1
  • noun accidences plural of accidence. 0

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Origin of accidences

First appearance:

before 1500
One of the 26% oldest English words
1500-1510; < Latin accidentia, neuter plural of accidēns (present participle of accidere to fall, befall). See accident

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Parts of speech for Accidences


accidences popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for accidences

noun accidences

  • alphabet — An alphabet is a set of letters usually presented in a fixed order which is used for writing the words of a particular language or group of languages.
  • syntax — Linguistics. the study of the rules for the formation of grammatical sentences in a language. the study of the patterns of formation of sentences and phrases from words. the rules or patterns so studied: English syntax. a presentation of these: a syntax of English. an instance of these: the syntax of a sentence.
  • stratification — the act or an instance of stratifying.
  • structure — mode of building, construction, or organization; arrangement of parts, elements, or constituents: a pyramidal structure.
  • linguistics — the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics.

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